|—n , pl -lae|
|1.||See jaw the upper jawbone in vertebrates|
|2.||any member of one or two pairs of mouthparts in insects and other arthropods used as accessory jaws|
|[C17: New Latin, from Latin: jaw]|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
maxillary max·il·lar·y (māk'sə-lěr'ē)
Of or relating to a jaw or jawbone, especially the upper one. n.
A maxillar; a jawbone.