pl. mo′las or mo′la
Origin of molaModern Latin ; from L, a millstone (see mill): so named from its rough skin and round shape
a fabric made by Panamanian Indians with designs cut through several layers, used for clothing, wall hangings, etc.
A colorful fabric panel of Central American origin that is sewn with a reverse-appliqué technique and is used for decorative purposes, as on clothing or furniture or as a wall hanging.
Origin of molaKuna, clothing, blouse, mola.
nounpl. mola or mo·las
See ocean sunfish.
Origin of molaLatin, millstone (from its shape and rough skin); see mel&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.
Latin for millstone, probably from the fish's shape and rough skin.