phalange

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French phalange.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfælændʒ/, /fəˈlændʒ/

Noun[edit]

phalange (plural phalanges)

  1. (obsolete) A phalanx (of soldiers, people etc.). [15th-17th c.]
  2. (anatomy) A phalanx. [from 17th c.]
  3. (zoology) Any of the joints of an insect's tarsus.
  4. (botany) A bundle of stamens joined by their filaments.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from either Ancient Greek φάλαγξ (phálanx) or Latin phalanx, phalangem. Doublet of palanque and palanche. See also the related planche.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fa.lɑ̃ʒ/
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Noun[edit]

phalange f (plural phalanges)

  1. (anatomy) phalanx
  2. (historical) phalanx (of soldiers, people etc.)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

phalange

  1. ablative singular of phalanx

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

phalange f (plural phalanges)

  1. Obsolete spelling of falange (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).