mola definition by Webster's New World
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a fabric made by Panamanian Indians with designs cut through several layers, used for clothing, wall hangings, etc.
mola definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. mo·las
A colorful fabric panel of Central American origin, sewn with a reverse-appliqué technique and used for decorative purposes, as on clothing or furniture or as a wall hanging.
Origin: Kuna, clothing, blouse, mola.
noun pl. mola mola or mo·las
See ocean sunfish.
Origin: Latin, millstone (from its shape and rough skin); see melə- in Indo-European roots.
Variant of mola