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Definition of femur noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

femur

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfiːmə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːmər//
 
(pl. femurs, femora
BrE BrE//ˈfemərə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemərə//
 
)
(anatomy) Skeleton and muscles
 
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the thigh bone See related entries: Skeleton and muscles Word Origin late 15th cent.: from Latin femur, femor- ‘thigh’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: femur