[ mey-ler, -lahr ]
/ ˈmeɪ lər, -lɑr /


Lake, a lake in S Sweden, extending W from Stockholm. 440 sq. mi. (1140 sq. km).


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Swedish Mä·lar·en [me-lah-ruh n] /ˈmɛ lɑ rən/.
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British Dictionary definitions for mälar

/ (ˈmeɪlə) /


of or relating to the cheek or cheekbone


Also called: malar bone another name for zygomatic bone

Word Origin for malar

C18: from New Latin mālāris, from Latin māla jaw
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Medical definitions for mälar

[ mālər, -lär′ ]


Of or relating to the cheekbone or the cheek.


The cheekbone.
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