(Greek: anklebone, talus ball of ankle joint; dice, die [the Greeks made these from ankle bones])
Removal of the astragalus, or the talus (the ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus which articulates with the tibia at the ankle).
Relating to both the talus (astragalus, the ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus [ankle] which articulates with the tibia at the ankle) and the fibula.
Divination with dice, knuckle bones, stones, small pieces of wood, or ankle bones which were marked with letters, symbols, or dots. Using dice for divination is a form of astragalomancy.
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