Archit. a bracketlike projection supporting a cornice; console
Origin of anconClassical Latin from Classical Greek ank?n, elbow: see ankle
A projecting bracket that is used in classical architecture to carry the upper elements of a cornice; a console.
Origin of anconLatin ancōn from Greek ankōn elbow
(plural ancones or ancons)
From Latin ancon, from Greek ἀγκών ‘bend, elbow, cranny’.