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(English) Part of a fish hook. Can be of varying length and form. Its cross section can be round (regular) or flattened (forged).
(French) Partie de l'hamecon opposée à la pointe, en général de forme droite ou légèrement incurvée. L'avancon se fixe à l'extrémité de la hampe.

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