knucklebone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

knuckle +‎ bone

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

knucklebone (plural knucklebones)

  1. A bone that forms a knuckle in the human hand, in an animal's paw or any bone that forms a similar bump.
  2. Such a bone once used in knucklebones and other children's games of chance.
  3. (slang) A die.

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