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

  • transitive v. To remove the bones from: debone a chicken breast.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove the bones from something.

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

  • v. remove the bones from


de- +‎ bone (Wiktionary)



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