tenon

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French tenon.

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tenon ‎(plural tenons)

  1. A projecting member left by cutting away the wood around it, and made to insert into a mortise, and in this way secure together the parts of a frame.

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tenon ‎(third-person singular simple present tenons, present participle tenoning, simple past and past participle tenoned)

  1. To make a tenon
    First we'll tenon this part, then we'll make a mortise that will fit it on that part.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ten(ir) +‎ -on.

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tenon m ‎(plural tenons)

  1. tenon

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τένων ‎(ténōn).

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tenōn m ‎(genitive tenōntis); third declension

  1. (anatomy) A tendon, nerve

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tenōn tenōntēs
genitive tenōntis tenōntum
dative tenōntī tenōntibus
accusative tenōntem tenōntēs
ablative tenōnte tenōntibus
vocative tenōn tenōntēs

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