foretooth

[ fawr-tooth, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌtuθ, ˈfoʊr- /

noun, plural fore·teeth [fawr-teeth, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌtiθ, ˈfoʊr-/.

a tooth in the front of the mouth; incisor.

Nearby words

  1. forethought,
  2. forethoughtful,
  3. foretime,
  4. foretoken,
  5. foretold,
  6. foretop,
  7. foretopman,
  8. foretriangle,
  9. forever,
  10. forever and a day

Origin of foretooth

before 1000; Middle English, Old English for teth (plural). See fore-, tooth

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British Dictionary definitions for foretooth

foretooth

/ (ˈfɔːˌtuːθ) /

noun plural -teeth (-ˌtiːθ)

dentistry another word for incisor
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