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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Innominate  \In*nom"i*nate\,  a.  [L.  innominatus  pref.  in-  not  + 
  nominare  to  name.] 
  1.  Having  no  name  unnamed;  as  an  innominate  person  or 
  place  [R.]  --Ray. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  A  term  used  in  designating  many  parts  otherwise 
  unnamed;  as  the  innominate  artery,  a  great  branch  of  the 
  arch  of  the  aorta;  the  innominate  vein,  a  great  branch  of 
  the  superior  vena  cava. 
 
  {Innominate  bone}  (Anat.),  the  great  bone  which  makes  a 
  lateral  half  of  the  pelvis  in  mammals;  hip  bone;  haunch 
  bone;  huckle  bone.  It  is  composed  of  three  bones,  ilium, 
  ischium,  and  pubis,  consolidated  into  one  in  the  adult, 
  though  separate  in  the  fetus,  as  also  in  many  adult 
  reptiles  and  amphibians. 
 
  {Innominate  contracts}  (Law),  in  the  Roman  law,  contracts 
  without  a  specific  name 




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