tritor

noun
tri·​tor | \ ˈtrītə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of tritor

: a grinding surface developed on a tooth

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Other Words from tritor

tritoral \ -​tərəl \ adjective

History and Etymology for tritor

Latin, grinder, from tritus (past participle of terere to rub, grind) + -or

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“Tritor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tritor. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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