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ringbone

[ ring-bohn ]
/ ˈrɪŋˌboʊn /
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noun Veterinary Pathology.
a morbid bony growth on the pastern bones of a horse, often resulting in lameness.
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Origin of ringbone

First recorded in 1515–25; ring1 + bone
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British Dictionary definitions for ringbone

ringbone
/ (ˈrɪŋˌbəʊn) /

noun
an abnormal bony growth affecting the pastern of a horse, often causing lameness
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