Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The chin.
  • n. A chin-like projection below the mouth of certain mollusks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The front median plate of the labium in insects. See labium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The chin; the anterior and inferior part of the mandible or under jawbone of a mammal, with or without associated soft parts.
  • n. In entomology, the median or central and usually principal part of the labium.
  • n. In botany, a projection in front of the flower in some orchids, caused by the extension of the foot of the column

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a projection like a chin formed by the sepals and base of the column in some orchids
  • n. the protruding part of the lower jaw
  • n. a projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin

Etymologies

From Latin mentum. (Wiktionary)

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