The definition of a phalange is a compact group of people, or a single bone in the finger.noun
- An example of a phalange is a group of warriors standing very close together.
- An example of a phalange is one bone in your finger.
Origin: Fr < Gr phalanges, pl. of phalanx
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Origin: French, from Old French, body of infantrymen, from Latin, from Greek phalanx, phalang-, log, battle array, bone between the finger and toe joints; see phalanx.