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Meaning of talus

ta•lus

Pronunciation: (tā'lus), [key]
— pl. -li
  1. the uppermost bone of the proximal row of bones of the tarsus; anklebone.

ta•lus

Pronunciation: (tā'lus, tal'us), [key]
— pl. -lus•es.
  1. a slope.
  2. a sloping mass of rocky fragments at the base of a cliff.
  3. the slope of the face of a work.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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