Origin of bucktooth
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- derogatory a projecting upper front tooth
C18: from buck 1 (deer) + tooth
Word Origin and History for buckteeth
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A prominent, projecting upper front tooth.
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