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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patella, kneecap, kneepannoun

    a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint


  1. kneepannoun

    The kneecap; the patella.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Kneepannoun

    A little round bone about two inches broad, pretty thick, a little convex on both sides, and covered with a smooth cartilage on its foreside. It is soft in children, but very hard in those of riper years: it is called patella or mola. Over it passes the tendon of the muscles which extend the leg, to which it serves as a pully. John Quincy

    Etymology: knee and pan.

    The kneepan must be shewn, with the knitting thereof, by a fine shadow underneath the joint. Henry Peacham, on Drawing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kneepannoun

    a roundish, flattened, sesamoid bone in the tendon in front of the knee joint; the patella; the kneecap

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneepan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneepan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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