Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “coracoid”


noun [C]     /ˈkɒr.ə.kɔɪd/ US  /ˈkɔr.əˌkɔɪd/ specialized
a bone forming part of the shoulder blade ( =the triangular bone on each side of the back)Bone structures
(Definition of coracoid noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of coracoid

Word of the Day


to direct the way that a ship, aircraft, etc. will travel, or to find a direction across, along, or over an area of water or land, often by using a map

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More