great pastern bone.

great pastern bone.
See under pastern.

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  • great pastern bone — Pastern Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • great pastern bone. — See under pastern …   Useful english dictionary

  • great pastern bone — noun : the first phalanx of the functional digit of the foot of an equine …   Useful english dictionary

  • small pastern bone — Pastern Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pastern — Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See Illust.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pastern joint — Pastern Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pastern — /pas teuhrn/, n. 1. the part of the foot of a horse, cow, etc., between the fetlock and the hoof. See diag. under horse. 2. either of the two bones of this part, the upper or first phalanx (great pastern bone) and the lower or second phalanx… …   Universalium

  • pastern — /ˈpæstɜn/ (say pastern), / tn/ (say tn) noun 1. that part of the foot of a horse, etc., between the fetlock and the hoof. 2. either of two bones of this part, the upper or first phalanx (great pastern bone) and the lower or second phalanx (small… …  

  • coffin bone — Pastern Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fetter bone — noun the part between the fetlock and the hoof • Syn: ↑pastern • Hypernyms: ↑bone, ↑os • Part Holonyms: ↑horse s foot • Part Meronyms: ↑coronet …   Useful english dictionary

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