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premolar

noun [C] uk   /ˌpriːˈməʊ.lər/  us   /-ˈmoʊ.lɚ/
one of the two teeth immediately in front of the molars on both sides of the upper and lower jaws of humans and some other animals, used for grinding and chewing food (= crushing it with the teeth)
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