Results for: Tusk
1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Zoology) a pointed elongated usually paired tooth in the elephant, walrus, and certain other mammals that is often used for fighting
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Zoology) the canine tooth of certain animals, esp horses
3. a sharp pointed projection
4. (Miscellaneous Technologies / Building) Also called tusk tenon Building trades a tenon shaped with an additional oblique shoulder to make a stronger joint
to stab, tear, or gore with the tusks
[Old English tūsc; related to Old Frisian tosk; see tooth]
tusk /tsk/ n. a long, thick front tooth, such as of elephants, warthogs, etc.: A walrus has two long tusks.