denture

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noun den·ture \ˈden-chər\

Definition of denture

  1. 1 :  a set of teeth

  2. 2 :  an artificial replacement for one or more teeth; especially :  a set of false teeth

Origin and Etymology of denture

French, from Middle French, from dent


First Known Use: 1842


DENTURE Defined for English Language Learners

denture

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noun den·ture \ˈden-chər\

Definition of denture for English Language Learners

  • : a set of artificial teeth


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denture

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noun den·ture \ˈden-chər\

Medical Definition of denture

  1. 1:  a set of teeth

  2. 2:  an artificial replacement for one or more teeth; especially :  a set of false teeth—called also dental plate


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