Carbone vs Earbone - What's the difference?

carbone | earbone |

As a verb carbone

is .

As an adjective carbone

is carbonaceous.

As a noun earbone is

(anatomy) any bone in the ear.




  • * 1819 , Bartholomew Parr, The London Medical Dictionary (volume 2, page 279)
  • The colour we now know to be owing to the influence of the oxygenous gas, and the darker colour of venal blood to carbone .


  • (obsolete) To broil.
  • * (Samuel Pepys)
  • We had a calf's head carboned .
    (Webster 1913) ----




    (en noun)
  • (anatomy) Any bone in the ear.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=May 15, author=Edward Rothstein, title=Come Meet Your Folks: Warm Blood Is Required, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=This earbone criterion may seem esoteric ? until we learn that the evolution of that bone structure is related to the development of a single lower jaw, which in turn, is associated with the fact that mammals, unlike, say, lizards, have differentiated teeth that allow for different kinds of chewing. }}