mortise and tenon(redirected from Mortis and tennon)
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mortise and tenon[′mȯrd·əs ən ′ten·ən]
A type of joint, principally used for wood, in which a hole, slot, or groove (mortise) in one member is fitted with a projection (tenon) from the second member.
mortise and tenon
A joint between two members, formed by fitting a tenon at the end of one member into a mortise cut into the other. See also: Joint