Shinbone meaning

shĭnbōn
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(anatomy) The tibia.
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Origin of shinbone

  • From Middle English schinboon, schineboon, from Old English scinbān (“shin, shinbone"), equivalent to shin +"Ž bone. Cognate with Dutch scheenbeen (“shinbone"), German Schienbein (“shinbone"), Danish skinneben (“shin, shinbone"), Swedish skenben (“shinbone").

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