noun, plural men·ta [men-tuh] /ˈmɛn tə/.
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Origin of mentum
Words nearby mentum
Example sentences from the Web for mentum
Rostrum and mentum absent; mouth represented by a minute orifice between the second pair of feet.
Gulo-mental: includes the region covered by the gulag and mentum.
Subglossa: in Odonata; a sclerite between the two halves of the mentum (Graber): is really the true mentum.
Anthobian: feeding on flowers; applied to certain lamellicorn Coleoptera in which the labium extends beyond the mentum.
But the -mentum is a mere termination, and has nothing to do with mens at all.