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cnemis

[ nee-mis ]
/ ˈni mɪs /
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noun, plural cnem·i·des [nem-i-deez]. /ˈnɛm ɪˌdiz/. Anatomy, Zoology.

the tibia or shin.

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Origin of cnemis

<Greek knēmis greave, akin to knḗmē tibia

OTHER WORDS FROM cnemis

cnemic, cne·mi·al, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for cnemis

cnemis
/ (ˈniːmɪs) /

noun

anatomy zoology the shin or tibia

Derived forms of cnemis

cnemial, adjective

Word Origin for cnemis

from Greek knēmē leg
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