Origin of tarsus
Words nearby tarsus
Other definitions for tarsus (2 of 2)
How to use tarsus in a sentence
I remembered how normally we lived in the midst of massacre in Tarsus and when the Bulgarians were attacking Constantinople.Paris Vistas|Helen Davenport Gibbons
He was a self-tormented monk without relief; he suffered all that Saint Paul suffered at Tarsus.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI|John Lord
The terminal jointed portion of the Brachium, answering to the Tarsus in the legs.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
These birds do not stand upright as do the Puffins; but sit upon their tarsus.
These may be distinguished from the Bald Eagle in all plumages by the completely feathered tarsus.
British Dictionary definitions for tarsus (1 of 2)
- the corresponding part in other mammals and in amphibians and reptiles
- another name for tarsometatarsus