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Word: osseous

Definition: made of bone; bony


Sentences Containing 'osseous'

Nor must there be omitted another strange attestation of the antiquity of the whale, in his own osseous post-diluvian reality, as set down by the venerable John Leo, the old Barbary traveller.

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