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Noun: tusk  túsk
  1. A hard smooth ivory coloured dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
    - ivory
     
  2. A long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog
Verb: tusk  túsk
  1. Stab or pierce with a horn or tusk
    "the rhino tusked the explorer";
    - horn
     
  2. Remove the tusks of animals
    "tusk an elephant";
    - detusk

Derived forms: tusked, tusking, tusks

Type of: dentin [N. Amer], dentine, pierce, remove, take, take away, thrust, tooth, withdraw

Part of: boar, elephant, Sus scrofa, tusker, wild boar

Encyclopedia: Tusk