ossicone

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See also: ossicône
Ossicones of a living male Giraffe.
Fossil antler-like ossicone of extinct giraffe species Sivatherium maurusium

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ossicone (plural ossicones)

  1. Either of the horn-like protuberances on the heads of giraffes and male okapi. Some extinct species in the family bore antler-like ossicones.

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