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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth;
[syn: lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowl]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mandible \Man"di*ble\, n. [L. mandibula, mandibulum, fr. mandere to chew. Cf. Manger.] 1. (Anat.) The bone, or principal bone, of the lower jaw; the inferior maxilla; -- also applied to either the upper or the lower jaw in the beak of birds. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) The anterior pair of mouth organs of insects, crustaceaus, and related animals, whether adapted for biting or not. See Illust. of Diptera. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mandible n 1: the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth [syn: lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowl]