Origin of molaModern Latin ; from L, a millstone (see mill): so named from its rough skin and round shape
Origin of molaKuna, clothing, blouse, mola.
nounpl. mola or mo·las
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.