osseous

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osseous (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or made of bone; bony.
    • 1900, Lindsay Swift, Brook Farm: Its Members, Scholars, and Visitors, p. 120 (The MacMillan Company, New York, 1900)
      One of Hecker's successors at the honest task of baking was Peter M. Baldwin, known to all as the 'General' — a tall, spare, osseous sort of man, built on the large Western plan, and thought to resemble Andrew Jackson.

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