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the elbow.
Architecture. a bracket or console, as one supporting part of a cornice.
Historical Examples

anconal aspect of the distal extremity of the right humerus of “Meleagris antiquus” of Marsh.
The Wild Turkey and Its Hunting Edward A. McIlhenny

noun (pl) ancones (æŋˈkəʊniːz)
(architect) a projecting bracket or console supporting a cornice
a former technical name for elbow

anconal an·co·nal (āng’kə-nəl, āng-kō’-) or an·co·ne·al (āng-kō’nē-əl)
Relating to the elbow.


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