Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The instep or front of the tarsus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The instep or front of the tarsus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology, the upper surface of the tarsus; the instep of the foot.
  • n. In ornithology, the front of the tarso-metatarsus, this segment of the limb being called tarsus in ordinary descriptive ornithology.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek topmost + tarsus. (Wiktionary)

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