L. Pl. Ancones . [L, fr. Gr. The bent arm, elbow; any hook or bend.

<anatomy> The olecranon, or the elbow.

<zoology> Ancon sheep, a breed of sheep with short crooked legs and long back. It originated in Massachusetts in 1791; called also the otter breed.

(01 Mar 1998)

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