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debone

[ dee-bohn ]
/ diˈboʊn /
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verb (used with object), de·boned, de·bon·ing.

to remove the bones from (meat, fish, or fowl); bone: Before cooking, the chicken breasts should be deboned with a small, sharp knife.

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Origin of debone

First recorded in 1940–45; de- + bone

OTHER WORDS FROM debone

de·bon·er, noun
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