frenum

noun
fre·​num | \ ˈfrē-nəm How to pronounce frenum (audio) \
plural frenums or frena\ ˈfrē-​nə How to pronounce frena (audio) \

Definition of frenum

First Known Use of frenum

1741, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for frenum

New Latin, from Latin, bridle, reins, and bit; probably akin to Latin frendere to grind — more at grind

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“Frenum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frenum. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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frenum

noun
fre·​num | \ ˈfrē-nəm How to pronounce frenum (audio) \
plural frenums or frena\ -​nə How to pronounce frena (audio) \

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