Ançon

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el·bow

(el'bō), [TA]
1. The region of the upper limb between arm and forearm surrounding the elbow joint, especially posteriorly.
2. Synonym(s): ancon, cubitus (1) Synonym(s): elbow joint
3. An angular body resembling a flexed elbow.
[A.S. elnboga]

Ançon

a mutant, achondroplastic sheep that appeared in Massachusetts, USA, in 1791 and became extinct in 1876. A similar mutant appeared in Norway in 1919. Called also Otter.
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Al penetrar los pantanos uno ya no ve poblado, pero aun en su profundidad se ven indicios del trabajo del hombre--canales de navegacion por donde se apalancan ancones, areas extensas donde los mangles se han talado.
He will bring the shipwrecked cristianos out of the barbarous lands and into the tierras cristianas, stating, "[Q]ue yo los passaria de los rios y ancones que topassmos [a tierra Cristiana] (.
Alamos es un excelente ejemplo de ello, los abundantes toponimos mayos que designan cerros, corrientes de agua y ancones de tierra en los titulos Primordiales, conservados en el AGES, son prueba irrefutable de la fuerte presencia indigena entre el Fuerte y el Mayo.
For the past two years Cesar Villasana, an electrical engineering technology major at New Mexico State University, has traveled with a small group of his fellow engineering students to Mexico, where he has helped to build a water well for some 80 residents of Ruiz De Ancones and a bridge for the 150 residents of Las Boquillas.
En esta labor se contaron abras y ancones, se fijaron las distancias de un punto a otro, se midieron las hondonadas y se citaron los rios.
Classical Architecture will enable students to recover that lost knowledge and scholars to increase their own, for it contains both recondite as well as practical information: for example, the section on 'Ears' begins 'trusses or consoles on the flanks of architraves under the cornice, also called elbows, ancones, or prothyrides'.