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knee

 
Noun knee has 3 senses
  1. knee, knee joint, articulatio genus, genu - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
    --1 is a kind of hinge joint, ginglymus, ginglymoid joint
    --1 is a part of leg
    --1 has parts:
     patella, kneecap, kneepan; musculus articularis genus; genicular vein, vena genus
  2. stifle, knee - joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
    --2 is a kind of joint, articulation, articulatio
    --2 is a part of hind leg
  3. knee - cloth covering consisting of the part of a trouser leg that covers the knee
    --3 is a kind of
    cloth covering
    --3 is a part of leg
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