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Meaning of MENTUM

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin
  2. [n]  the protruding part of the lower jaw
  3. [n]  a projection like a chin formed by the sepals and base of the column in some orchids
 

MENTUM is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: chin
 
 See Also: body part, face, feature, goatee, human face, insect, lineament, orchid, orchid, orchidaceous plant, orchidaceous plant, plant part

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Men"tum\, n. [L., chin.] (Zo["o]l.)
The front median plate of the labium in insects. See
{Labium}.

 

 

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