noun, plural an·co·ne [ahn-kaw-ne] /ɑnˈkɔ nɛ/, English an·co·nas. Italian.
- an altarpiece, usually consisting of a painted panel or panels, reliefs, or statues set in an elaborate frame.
- a seaport in E Italy, on the Adriatic Sea.
- one of a Mediterranean breed of chickens having mottled black-and-white plumage.
- a port in central Italy, on the Adriatic, capital of the Marches: founded by Greeks from Syracuse in about 390 bc . Pop: 100 507 (2001)