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  Definition of Astragalus
  1. the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
  2. large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions; largest genus in the family Leguminosae
Similar Words: anklebone, astragal, talus, Astragalus, genus Astragalus

 

Part Meronyms: ankle, ankle joint, mortise joint, articulatio talocruralis

 

Member Meronyms: Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae

 

 
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