omoplate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, from Ancient Greek ὠμοπλάτη (ōmoplátē, shoulder blade) from ὦμος (ômos, shoulder) + πλάτη (plátē, something flat or broad).

Noun[edit]

omoplate (plural omoplates)

  1. (anatomy) The scapula.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ὠμοπλάτη (ōmoplátē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

omoplate f (plural omoplates)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder blade, scapula

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