Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bonelike substance covering the root of a tooth.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, same as cement, 4.

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  • noun anatomy, dentistry A bony substance that covers the root of a tooth; cement.

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

  • noun a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin, from Latin caementum, rough stone; see cement.]

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From Latin caementum.

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