astragal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀστράγαλος (astrágalos).

Noun[edit]

astragal (plural astragals)

  1. (anatomy) Synonym of astragalus: the bone forming the ball of the ankle joint.
  2. (plural only) Synonym of dice.
  3. (architecture) A semicircular molding separating the architrave at the top or bottom of a column.
  4. A tool used to mold such features; similar tools used for connecting panes of glass in a window.
  5. (weaponry) A circular molding near the mouth of a cannon.
  6. (botany) Synonym of locoweed of the genus Astragalus.
  7. (architecture) A molding attached to double doors to prevent drafts.
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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀστράγαλος (astrágalos).

Noun[edit]

astragal m (genitive singular astragail, nominative plural astragail)

  1. astragal

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
astragal n-astragal hastragal not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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