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denture Syllabification: den·ture
Pronunciation: /ˈden(t)SHər/

Definition of denture in English:


(usually dentures)
A removable plate or frame holding one or more artificial teeth.
Example sentences
  • All teeth can be replaced with removable partial or complete dentures.
  • There are some advantages to retaining selected teeth under dentures instead of having them extracted.
  • Like natural teeth, dentures must be kept as clean as possible.


Late 19th century: from French, from dent 'tooth', from Latin dens, dent-.

Words that rhyme with denture

misadventure, peradventure
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