Definition of Ancon

1. n. The olecranon, or the elbow.



2. n. The corner or quoin of a wall, cross-beam, or rafter.

Definition of Ancon

1. Noun. (obsolete) The corner of a wall or rafter. ¹

2. Noun. A console that appears to support a cornice. ¹

3. Noun. (anatomy) The elbow. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ancon

1. the elbow [n -ES] : ANCONAL, ANCONEAL, ANCONOID [adj]

Medical Definition of Ancon

1. L. Pl. Ancones . [L, fr. Gr. The bent arm, elbow; any hook or bend. The olecranon, or the elbow. Ancon sheep, a breed of sheep with short crooked legs and long back. It originated in Massachusetts in 1791; called also the otter breed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ancon

ancillary
ancillas
ancille
ancilles
ancilliary
ancillula
ancillulas
ancipital
ancipitous
ancistroid
ancitabine
ancle
ancles
ancome
ancomes
ancon (current term)
anconad
anconal
anconal fossa
anconas
ancone
anconeal
anconeous muscle
ancones
anconeus
anconies
anconitis
anconoid
ancons
ancony

Literary usage of Ancon

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1. The Panama Guide by John Owen Collins (1912)
"115, and any other point in ancon east of in Panama Round trip .20 .40 .60 ... 40 Between kitchen building of ancon Hospital and any point One way... .10 ..."

2. Sanitation in Panama by William Crawford Gorgas (1915)
"CHAPTER XVII MEDICAL AND SURGICAL SERVICE OF ancon HOSPITAL ri^HE medical and surgical service of ancon •*• Hospital rapidly developed so as to win the ..."

3. Two years in Peru, with exploration of its antiquities by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1873)
"Enormous extent of burying-ground at ancon.—Three different forms of graves. —Modes of burial. ... ancon derived from Hong- Kong—Chancay from Shanghai. ..."

4. South America: Observations and Impressions by James Bryce Bryce (1917)
"The hill is ancon, overlooking Panama city on the one side, and, on the other, the bay which the canal enters. The eminences are islands lying out in the ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"Any description of ancon Hospital would not be complete historically without a ... The original ancon Hospital was established by the old French Company, ..."

6. Extracts from a Journal: Written on the Coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico by Basil Hall (1825)
"While things were in this situation, no intercourse could be allowed with Callao, and the merchant-vessels went to ancon to land their cargoes. ..."

7. A Trip, Panama Canal by Avery & Garrison, New Orleans, pub, New Orleans Avery & Garrison, Avery & Garrison (1911)
"Administration Building' in the distance. View from ancon Hill, ... ancon is in the Canal Zone and is divided from Panama hy a street. ..."

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