- the ilium or hipbone.
Origin of haunch bone
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for haunch-bone
Phao heard his teeth crack on a haunch-bone and grunted approvingly.The Second Jungle Book
Word Origin and History for haunch-bone
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