tenon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tenoun, tenown, tenon, from Anglo-Norman tenoun, from Old French tenon.

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Noun[edit]

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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Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) To make into a tenon.
    First we'll tenon this part, then we'll make a mortise that will fit it on that part.
  2. (transitive) To fit with tenons.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ten(ir) +‎ -on.

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Noun[edit]

tenon m (plural tenons)

  1. tenon

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek τένων (ténōn).

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Noun[edit]

tenōn m (genitive tenontis); third declension

  1. (anatomy) A tendon, nerve

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tenōn tenontēs
Genitive tenontis tenontum
Dative tenontī tenontibus
Accusative tenontem tenontēs
Ablative tenonte tenontibus
Vocative tenōn tenontēs

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French tenon.

Noun[edit]

tenon

  1. Alternative form of tenoun

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tenōn.

Noun[edit]

tenon

  1. Alternative form of thenoun