ancon

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See also: Ancon and anĉon

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ancōn, from Ancient Greek ἀγκών (ankṓn, bend, elbow, cranny).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ancon (plural ancones or ancons)

  1. (obsolete) The corner of a wall or rafter.
  2. (architecture) A console that appears to support a cornice.
  3. (anatomy) The elbow.
  4. (anatomy) The olecranon.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀγκῶν (ankôn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ancōn m (genitive ancōnis); third declension

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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

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

References[edit]

  • ancōn in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ancōn in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette