from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bonelike substance covering the root of a tooth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A bony substance that covers the root of a tooth; cement.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, same as cement, 4.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
New Latin, from Latin caementum, rough stone; see cement.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin caementum. (Wiktionary)