ancon

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See also: Ancon and anĉon

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

ancon ‎(plural ancones or ancons)

  1. (obsolete) The corner of a wall or rafter.
  2. A console that appears to support a cornice.
  3. (anatomy) The elbow.
  4. (anatomy) The olecranon.
  5. A sheep of a breed from Massachusetts with short crooked legs and long back.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀγκῶν(ankôn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ancōn m ‎(genitive ancōnis); third declension

  1. The arm of a workman's square
  2. A console that appears to support a cornice
  3. The knobbed bars of a hydraulic engine
  4. The forked poles for spreading nets
  5. The arm of a chair
  6. A kind of drinking vessell

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ancōn ancōnēs
genitive ancōnis ancōnum
dative ancōnī ancōnibus
accusative ancōnem ancōnēs
ablative ancōne ancōnibus
vocative ancōn ancōnēs

Synonyms[edit]

  • (forked poles): ames

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