1. [ noun ] (anatomy) hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
Synonyms: knee_joint genu articulatio_genus
Related terms: hinge_joint leg patella genicular_vein musculus_articularis_genus
2. [ noun ] (anatomy) joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
Synonyms: stifle
Related terms: joint hind_leg
3. [ noun ] (clothing) cloth covering consisting of the part of a trouser leg that covers the knee
Related terms: cloth_covering leg
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 12394
Similar spelling:   knawe