Meaning of leg joint in English:

leg joint

Pronunciation /ˈlɛɡ dʒɔɪnt/


  • 1Anatomy Zoology
    Any of the articulations or joints in a leg.

  • 2A joint in the leg of a man-made object such as piece of furniture, tripod, etc.

  • 3A joint of meat consisting of (a portion of) the leg of an animal; (also) a large piece of meat which has been removed from around a leg bone and then rolled and secured with string prior to cooking.


Early 18th century; earliest use found in The London Gazette. From leg + joint.