Definition of epicoracoid in English:

epicoracoid

noun

Zoology
  • In certain vertebrates, especially reptiles and amphibians: a bone or cartilage attached to the coracoid bone, forming part of the pectoral girdle.

adjective

Zoology
  • Of the nature of an epicoracoid; of or relating to an epicoracoid.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From epi- + coracoid.

Pronunciation

epicoracoid

/ˌɛpɪˈkɔːrəkɔɪd/