Definition of molar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈməʊlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊlər//
Mouth and teeth, Face
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any of the twelve large teeth at the back of the mouth used for crushing and chewing food compare canine, incisor See related entries: Mouth and teeth, Face Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin molaris, from mola ‘millstone’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: molar