Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hard substance growing on the inside of a horse's knee.
- n. The cuttlebone, pen, or calamary of some squids or cuttlefish.
- n. Same as ossicle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A little bone.
- n. (Zoöl.) The internal bone, or shell, of a cuttlefish.
- French (Wiktionary)
“osselet" (or osselle) and Mr. Payne, "hucklebones," concerning which he has obliged me with this note.”
“Chambaud renders osselet by “petit os avec lequel les enfants jouent.””
“Chambaud renders osselet by "petit os avec lequel les enfants jouent.”
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A bunch of -let words, emphasis on the diminutive. Feel free to neologize.
This quickly got bigger and weirder than originally intended, so now it's housing terms that relate to the study of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. See also Dinosaurs, Pterosaurs, Ichthy...
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