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mala

Definition of mala

  1. plural of malum

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mala

noun ma·la \ˈmālə\

Definition of mala

plural

malae

\-(ˌ)lē\
  1. 1 :  a single lobe of the maxilla of an insect

  2. 2a :  the grinding surface of a mandible of an insect b :  the third segment of a mandible of some myriapods

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Origin and Etymology of mala

New Latin, from Latin, jaw, cheek — more at maxilla


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