shinbone

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English schinboon, schineboon, from Old English scinbān (shin, shinbone), equivalent to shin +‎ bone. Cognate with Dutch scheenbeen (shinbone), German Schienbein (shinbone), Danish skinneben (shin, shinbone), Swedish skenben (shinbone).

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shinbone (plural shinbones)

  1. (anatomy) The tibia.

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