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Suffraginous

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Suffráginous. adj. [suffrago, Latin.] Belonging to the knee joint of beasts.

In elephants, the bought of the forelegs is not directly backward, but laterally, and somewhat inward; but the hough or suffraginous flexure behind, rather outward. Brown.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Suffraginous." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 26, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=15739.


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