kneepan

[ nee-pan ]
/ ˈniˌpæn /
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noun

the kneecap or patella.

Nearby words

  1. kneehole,
  2. kneel,
  3. kneeler,
  4. kneeling bus,
  5. kneepad,
  6. kneepiece,
  7. knees-up,
  8. kneesies,
  9. kneidel,
  10. knell

Origin of kneepan

1400–50; late Middle English. See knee, pan1

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British Dictionary definitions for kneepan

kneepan

/ (ˈniːˌpæn) /

noun

anatomy another word for patella
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