Latin definition for: maxilla, maxillae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. jaw (viewed externally), lower part of the face
  2. jaws/jaw-bones (usu. pl.)
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Biological, Medical, Body Parts
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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