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molar

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1molar

noun mo·lar \ˈmō-lər\

: a large tooth near the back of the jaw with a wide surface used especially for grinding food

Full Definition of MOLAR

:  a tooth with a rounded or flattened surface adapted for grinding; specifically :  one of the cheek teeth in mammals behind the incisors and canines — see tooth illustration

Origin of MOLAR

Middle English molares, plural, from Latin molaris, from molaris of a mill, from mola millstone — more at mill
First Known Use: 14th century

2molar

adjective

Definition of MOLAR

1
:  pulverizing by friction :  grinding
2
:  of, relating to, or located near the molar teeth

First Known Use of MOLAR

1626

3molar

adjective

Definition of MOLAR

1
:  of or relating to a mole of a substance <the molar volume of a gas>
2
:  containing one mole of solute in one liter of solution
mo·lar·i·ty \mō-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun

Origin of MOLAR

5mole
First Known Use: 1902

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