malar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From modern Latin malaris, from Latin mala (jaw, cheek-bone).

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malar (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the cheek.
    • 1974, Guy Davenport, Tatlin!:
      Whose? Les yeux morts d'Eurydice, he says, but suspects they beckon, they and that malar elegance.

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Noun[edit]

malar (plural malars)

  1. (anatomy) The cheekbone, which forms a part of the lower edge of the orbit.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

malar m

  1. indefinite plural of mal

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mala (cheek).

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Noun[edit]

malar m (plural malares)

  1. (anatomy, dated) cheekbone; zygoma

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

malar

  1. indefinite plural of mal