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Definition of tusk:

  1. Any natural projection or excrescence from an animal, resembling or thought to resemble a horn in substance or form; esp.: ( a) A projection from the beak of a bird, as in the hornbill. ( b) A tuft of feathers on the head of a bird, as in the horned owl. ( c) A hornlike projection from the head or thorax of an insect, or the head of a reptile, or fish. ( d) A sharp spine in front of the fins of a fish, as in the horned pout.

Synonyms:

enamel, false teeth, bone, pearl, dentine, off-white, dentures, buck teeth, study at tooth, detusk, baby tooth, horn, ivory, milk tooth.

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