from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See braincase.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of brain-pan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The bones which inclose the brain; the skull; the cranium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of the skull which incloses the brain; the cranium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the part of the skull that encloses the brain


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