HyperDic: tusk

English > 4 senses of the word tusk:
NOUNsubstancetusk, ivorya hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
animaltuska long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging
VERBcontacttusk, hornstab or pierce with a horn or tusk
changetusk, detuskremove the tusks of animals
tusk > pronunciation
Soundstah'sk
Rhymesbrusque ... rusk: 12 rhymes with ahsk...
English > tusk: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses.
Synonymivory
Broaderdentine, dentinA calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth
Substance oftuskA long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging
Spanishmarfil
Catalanivori, marfil, vori
Verbstuskremove the tusks of animals
tuskstab or pierce with a horn or tusk
English > tusk: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog.
Part ofelephantFive-toed pachyderm
tuskerAny mammal with prominent tusks (especially an elephant or wild boar)
wild boar, boar, Sus scrofaOld World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come
BroadertoothHard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates
Substancesivory, tuskA hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
Spanishcolmillo
Catalanullal
Adjectivestuskedhaving tusks
Verbstuskremove the tusks of animals
tuskstab or pierce with a horn or tusk
English > tusk: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstab or pierce with a horn or tusk.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymhorn
Broaderpierce, thrustpenetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
Spanishcolmillo, cornear, dar cornadas
Nounstuska long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging
tuska hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
English > tusk: 4 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningRemove the tusks of animals.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"tusk an elephant"
Synonymdetusk
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Nounstuska long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging
tuska hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses

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