Definitions for knuckleboneˈnʌk əlˌboʊn

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knuck•le•boneˈnʌk əlˌboʊn(n.)

  1. (in humans) any of the bones forming a knuckle of a finger.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. (in quadrupeds) any bone having a knobbed end.

    Category: Zoology

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  1. knucklebone(Noun)

    A bone that forms a knuckle in the human hand, in an animal's paw or any bone that forms a similar bump.

  2. knucklebone(Noun)

    A die


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