Definition of Tusklike

1. Adjective. Resembling a tusk or some aspect of one. ¹



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Definition of Tusklike

1. resembling a tusk [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tusklike

tushy
tusionite
tusk
tusk-shell
tusk shell
tuskar
tuskars
tusked
tusker
tuskers
tuskier
tuskiest
tusking
tuskings
tuskless
tusklike (current term)
tusks
tuskwise
tusky
tussah
tussahs
tussal
tussar
tussars
tusseh
tussehs
tusser
tussers
tusses

Literary usage of Tusklike

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"Still more widely specialized is the dentition, which is practically abortive except for the tusklike upper and lower canines which are covered with enamel. ..."

2. An Apology for Old Maids: And Other Essays by Henry Dwight Sedgwick (1916)
"Did our ancestors, whether beasts or human progenitors of retreating skull and tusklike teeth, breathe in its beauty and ..."

3. Over the Alleghanies and Across the Prairies: Personal Recollections of the by John Lewis Peyton (1869)
"... lengthened jaws and tusklike teeth—a miserable compound of cruelty, ferocity, barbarity, and vindictiveness —is likely to stand long against that mighty ..."

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