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noun 
  1. A person or thing's backbone; the series of bones collectively from one's (literal or figurative) head to tail or pelvis.
  2. A rigid, pointed surface protuberance or needle-like structure on an animal, shell, or plant.
  3. A metaphor, Metaphor for courage or assertiveness, alluding to the backbone
  4. The narrow, bound edge of a book.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: ruggengraat
  • French: dos
  • German: Rí¼ckgrat
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: costa , dorso
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From espine (modern: épine).


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