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adjective bony pronunciation in American English /ˈboʊni/
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  1. 1
    a bony part of the body is so thin that the shape of the bones can be seen

    bony fingers

  2. 2
    made mainly from bone

    the bony plates that protect a crocodile’s body

  3. 3
    fish that is bony has a lot of bones in it, making it difficult to eat


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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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