Mola meaning

mōlə, -lä
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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.
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A fabric made by Panamanian Indians with designs cut through several layers, used for clothing, wall hangings, etc.
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A genus of fishes of the family Molidae, comprising two species: the ocean sunfish (Mola mola) and the southern sunfish (Mola ramsayi).
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Origin of mola

  • Latin millstone (from its shape and rough skin) melə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Kuna clothing, blouse, mola

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin for millstone, probably from the fish's shape and rough skin.

    From Wiktionary