Word:

Tusk

Pronunciation: tŭsk
n.1.(Zool.) Same as Torsk.
1.(Zool.) One of the elongated incisor or canine teeth of the wild boar, elephant, etc.; hence, any long, protruding tooth.
2.(Zool.) A toothshell, or Dentalium; - called also tusk-shell.
3.(Carp.) A projecting member like a tenon, and serving the same or a similar purpose, but composed of several steps, or offsets. Thus, in the illustration, a is the tusk, and each of the several parts, or offsets, is called a tooth.
v. i.1.To bare or gnash the teeth.
Noun1.tusk - a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
Synonyms: ivory
2.tusk - a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog
Verb1.tusk - stab or pierce with a horn or tusk; "the rhino horned the explorer"
Synonyms: horn
2.tusk - remove the tusks of animals; "tusk an elephant"
Synonyms: detusk
baby tooth, bicuspid, bucktooth, canine, crown, cuspid, cutter, deciduous tooth, dent, denticle, denticulation, dentil, dentition, dogtooth, eyetooth, fang, fore tooth, gagtooth, gang tooth, gold tooth, gore, grinder, horn, incisor, milk tooth, molar, peg, permanent tooth, pivot tooth, premolar, scrivello, snag, snaggletooth, tooth, tush, wisdom tooth
Translate Tusk to Spanish, Translate Tusk to German, Translate Tusk to French
Browse
turtleneck collar
turtlenecked
Turtler
Turtling
Turves
Tuscaloosa
Tuscan
Tuscan order
Tuscany
Tuscarora
Tuscaroras
Tusche
Tuscor
Tush
tushery
tushie
-- Tusk --
tusk shell
Tusk-shell
Tusked
Tuskegee
Tusker
Tusky
Tussac grass
Tussah
Tussah silk
Tussal
Tussaud
tusseh
tusser
Tussicular
Tussilago
Tussilago alpina
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy