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Definition of "dentata" [dentata]

  • The odontoid vertebra or axis; the second cervical vertebra: so called from the odontoid or tooth-like process which forms a pivot about which the atlas turns. See cut under axis. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "dentata" in a sentence
  • "A spiky design that looks like teeth (I don't know if you knew this, but vagina dentata is Latin for "sexypants.")"
  • "One of the best parts of this painting is a ghostly erection poking out of a vagina dentata, which is ejaculating a spermy ghost of Abraham Lincoln."
  • "The American chestnut (Castanea dentata) was once one of the dominant trees of eastern North American forests."