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English noun: talus

1. talus (object) a sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff


Broader (hypernym)formation, geological formation

2. talus (body) the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint

Synonymsanklebone, astragal, astragalus

Broader (hypernym)bone, os

Part meronymankle, ankle joint, articulatio talocruralis, mortise joint

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