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Ancon Explained

ancon at Latin => English Of Explained:


Ancon at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ancon \An"con\ ([a^][ng]"k[o^]m), n.; L. pl. {Ancones}. [L., fr.
Gr. 'agkw`n the bent arm, elbow; any hook or bend.] (Anat.)
The olecranon, or the elbow.

{Ancon sheep} (Zo["o]l.), a breed of sheep with short crooked
legs and long back. It originated in Massachusetts in
1791; -- called also the {otter breed}.

Ancon \An"con\, Ancone \An"cone\, n. [See {Ancon}, above.]
(a) The corner or quoin of a wall, cross-beam, or rafter.
[Obs.] --Gwilt.
(b) A bracket supporting a cornice; a console.

ancon at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Crossette \Cros*sette"\ (kr?s-s?t`), n. [F., dim. of crosse. See
{Crosier}.] (Arch.)
(a) A return in one of the corners of the architrave of a
door or window; -- called also {ancon}, {ear}, {elbow}.
(b) The shoulder of a joggled keystone.

ancon at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Latin ancon, from Greek ἀγκών ‘bend, elbow, cranny’.


* Inter: IPA » /ˈæŋkɒn/


Inter: en-noun » pl=ancones|pl2=ancons
  • Inter: obsolet » e The corner of a wall or rafter.
    1. A console that appears to support a cornice.
    2. Inter: anatom » y The elbow.

      Related terms

      * anconad

  • anconagra
  • anconitis
  • anconoid


    * canon, cañon, Conan

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