osselet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

osselet (countable and uncountable, plural osselets)

  1. A little bone.
  2. (zoology) The internal bone, or shell, of a cuttlefish.
  3. A hard substance growing on the inside of a horse's knee.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for osselet in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ossel + -et, from Late Latin ossiculum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

osselet m (plural osselets)

  1. small bone; (of the ear) ossicle
  2. jack, knucklebone

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