Etymology
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maxillary (adj.)

"of or pertaining to the jaw or jawbone," 1620s, from Latin maxilla "upper jaw" (see maxilla) + -ary.

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Definitions of maxillary
1
maxillary (n.)
the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium;
Synonyms: upper jaw / upper jawbone / maxilla
2
maxillary (adj.)
of or relating to the upper jaw;
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