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Spanish translation of “jaw”

jaw

noun /dʒoː/
(anatomy) either of the two bones of the mouth in which the teeth are set
maxilar
the upper/lower jaw His jaw was broken in the fight.
(in plural ) the mouth (especially of an animal)
mandíbula
The crocodile’s jaws opened wide.
jawbone noun (anatomy) one of the bones of the jaw, especially of the lower jaw
mandíbula
a fractuired jawbone.
(Definition of jaw from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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