nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 [Odontología/Dentistry] molar, back tooth; (como término genérico) tooth todavía no le han salido las muelas his teeth haven't come through yet, he hasn't teethed yet tengo una muela picada I have a cavity o/or hole in one of my back teeth me sacaron una muela I had a tooth taken out tengo dolor de/me duelen las muelas I have (a) toothache costar muelas (Bolivia) [familiar/colloquial], me costó muelas convencerla it was no easy job convincing her [familiar/colloquial] ni para tapar una muela (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial] not enough to feed a sparrow [familiar/colloquial] tener/ser buena muela (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial], tiene buena muela he really enjoys his food
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