denture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French denture (set of teeth), from Latin dens, dentis (tooth) + -urus, -ura, -urum, a suffix implying a set.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛntjə(ɹ)/, /ˈdɛntʃə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɛntʃə(r)/

Noun[edit]

denture (plural dentures)

  1. a set of teeth, the teeth viewed as a unit
  2. an artificial replacement of one or more teeth
  3. (often in the plural) a complete replacement of all teeth in a mouth

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