[ buhk-tooth ]
/ ˈbʌkˈtuθ /
noun, plural buck·teeth [buhk-teeth] /ˈbʌkˈtiθ/.
- buckthorn family,
- buckwheat cake,
- buckwheat coal,
- buckwheat family,
- buckwheat note
Origin of bucktooth
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/ (ˈbʌkˌtuːθ) /
noun plural -teeth
derogatory a projecting upper front tooth
Word Origin for bucktooth
C18: from buck 1 (deer) + tooth
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[ bŭk′tōōth′ ]
A prominent, projecting upper front tooth.
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