Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: tusk
IPA transcription: [t'ʌsk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tusk
    Meaning: a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog
  • Synonyms: ivory, tusk
    Meaning: a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tusk, detusk
    Meaning: remove the tusks of animals; "tusk an elephant"
  • Synonyms: horn, tusk
    Meaning: stab or pierce with a horn or tusk; "the rhino horned the explorer"
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