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Definitions of mouth:

part of speech: noun

Superior orifice of alimentary canal in which mastication takes place. The opening of a cavity.

part of speech: noun

1. Os, expanded upper portion of the digestive tract, containing the tongue and the teeth; it is bounded by the lips anteriorly, the cheeks laterally, the arch of the palate above ( roof of the mouth), below by muscular tissue ( floor of the mouth), and passes posteriorly into the pharynx through the isthmus of the fauces. 2. Os or ostium, orifice; the opening, usually the external opening, of a cavity or canal.

Usage examples for mouth:

  • And mind you keep a close mouth about this. "Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces", Thomas W. Hanshew
  • Among themselves, they called him Pisistratus, and this name already passed from mouth to mouth "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet
  • Then a smile played around her pretty mouth "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper

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