HyperDic: mentum

English > 3 senses of the word mentum:
NOUNplantmentuma projection like a chin formed by the sepals and base of the column in some orchids
bodymentum, chinthe protruding part of the lower jaw
bodymentuma projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin
English > mentum: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA projection like a chin formed by the sepals and base of the column in some orchids.
Part oforchid, orchidaceous plantAny of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Broaderplant part, plant structureAny part of a plant or fungus
English > mentum: 3 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe protruding part of the lower jaw.
Synonymchin
Part offace, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
PartsgoateeA small chin beard trimmed to a point
Narrowerdouble chin, bucculaA fold of fatty tissue under the chin
Broaderfeature, lineamentThe characteristic parts of a person's face
Spanishbarba, barbilla, mentón, pera
Catalanbarba, barbeta, barbó, mentó
English > mentum: 3 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin.
Part ofinsectsmall air-breathing arthropod
orchid, orchidaceous plantAny of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Adjectivesmentalof or relating to the chin- or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks
mentalof or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw

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