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Meaning of KNEECAP

Pronunciation:  'nee`kap

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
  2. [v]  shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning
 

KNEECAP is a 7 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: kneepan, patella
 
 See Also: articulatio genus, genu, hit, knee, knee joint, os sesamoideum, pip, sesamoid bone, shoot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Knee"cap`\, n.
1. (Anat.) The kneepan.

2. A cap or protection for the knee.



 

 

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