from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of eight bicuspid teeth located in pairs on each side of the upper and lower jaws behind the canines and in front of the molars.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tooth situated in front of the molar teeth; especially a tooth in humans with two cusps which is between the canines and the molars (latin: singular dens premolaris, plural dentes premolares) syn.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Situated in front of the molar teeth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Anterior in position, and prior in time, to a molar, as a tooth; situated in advance of molars; deciduous, as a molar; pertaining in any way to premolars: as, a premolar tooth; premolar dentition; the premolar part of a maxillary bone.
- n. A milk-molar; a molar of the deciduous dentition; a tooth which in the permanent dentition replaces a milk-molar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tooth having two cusps or points; located between the incisors and the molars
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