[ stə-fā′nē-ŏn′ ]
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A point on the cranium where the coronal suture intersects the inferior temporal line.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Other words from stephanionste•pha′ni•al adj.
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Example sentences from the Web for stephanion
Stephanion, a Greek woman who grew up in a Macedonian household, must know something about her.
My old nurse, Stephanion, whom my father brought a captive from Sinope to Pasargadae.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
"I thought so too," said Stephanion, in apology for the foolish idea.