fishbone


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fishbone

(ˈfɪʃbəʊn)
n
a bone from a fish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fishbone - a bone of a fish
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Translations

fishbone

[ˈfɪʃbəʊn] Nespina f, raspa f

fishbone

[ˈfɪʃˌbəʊn] nlisca, spina

fishbone

n espina
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