noun, plural fe·murs, fem·o·ra [fem-er-uh]. /ˈfɛm ər ə/.
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Origin of femur
Example sentences from the Web for femur
Femora postica valde incrassata intus unidentata; dente magno.
They are all, however, characterized by having the femora of their back legs covered with knobs or spines.Book of Monsters|David Fairchild and Marian Hubbard (Bell) Fairchild
It also enclosed two perfect male skeletons, the tops of the femora of another, and a bone of some animal.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
Femorate -us: with abnormal or unusually developed femora or thighs.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
The hairs on the femora are much fewer than those on the tibi and tarsi.