hucklebone

[ huhk-uhl-bohn ]
/ ˈhʌk əlˌboʊn /

noun

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Origin of hucklebone

First recorded in 1475–85; huckle + bone
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British Dictionary definitions for hucklebone

hucklebone
/ (ˈhʌkəlˌbəʊn) /

noun archaic

the anklebone; talus
the hipbone; innominate bone
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