• synonyms

flat bone

  1. A bone having a thin, flattened shape, as the scapula.
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  • Flat-bone steak, as shown in Fig. 10, has a large bone, but it also contains a considerable amount of fairly solid meat.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3

    Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences