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noun [countable] skeleton pronunciation in British English /ˈskelɪt(ə)n/ 
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pluralskeletons

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  1. 1
    the set of bones that supports a human or animal body, or a model of this

    a dinosaur skeleton

    He dug up some bones from a human skeleton.

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