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n. pl. an·con·es (-kō′nēz)
A projecting bracket that is used in classical architecture to carry the upper elements of a cornice; a console.

[Latin ancōn, from Greek ankōn, elbow.]


(ˈæŋkɒn) or


n, pl ancones (æŋˈkəʊniːz)
1. (Architecture) architect a projecting bracket or console supporting a cornice
2. (Anatomy) a former technical name for elbow
[C18: from Greek ankōn a bend]
anconal, anconeal adj


(ˈæŋ kɒn)

n., pl. an•co•nes (æŋˈkoʊ niz)
1. the elbow.
2. a bracket or console, as one supporting part of a cornice.
[1700–10; < Latin < Greek ankṓn elbow]
an•co′nal, an•co′ne•al, adj.
References in classic literature ?
So it has probably been with the turnspit dog; and this is known to have been the case with the ancon sheep.
Ancon's export manager, Herve Poveda, and operations director, Peter McDermott, represented Ancon at the event, along with representatives of its business partner, MagmaTech, joint winners with Ancon of the 2018 award.
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La bahia de Ancon se ubica aproximadamente a 42.6 km de distancia del puerto del Callao, a 35.2 km de la desembocadura del rio Rimac y a 24.1 km de la desembocadura del rio Chillon, ambas en el litoral del Callao.
Three years after receiving the prestigious Queen's Award for Innovation, Ancon's outstanding business performance has been recognised again in 2015 with a Queen's Award in International Trade.
Kris Palmerton, former vice president of Coastal Industrial Services, will be Ancon's Chief Operating Officer.
Spadafora said that for years ANCON has reported illegal logging in the forest areas in eastern Panama, between Bayano and the Darien National Park, where regulations are not complied with, the police do not investigate environmental crimes, and ANAM officials who try to enforce compliance have been threatened by loggers.
More centrally based, at the bottom of Ancon Hill, is the Balboa Inn which is close to the airport and costs pounds 55 for a double room.
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Y cuando llegaban a la orilla del rio, por donde estaba el ancon, se oia una voz que le gritaba a los anconeros: "pajero acaba ..." "Pajero acaba ...", porque no decia las palabras completas.
BP has asked Ancon Marine Incorporated (Ancon Marine) and American Petroleum Solutions Incorporated (Petroleum Solutions) to conduct field tests of ACT's patented cleaning fluids for the removal of oil residue from hard surfaces, including such things as the hulls of ships and barges, docking facilities and rocks along the shoreline.