Origin of incisor
Related Words for incisorivory, snag, tush, tusk, molar, premolar, fang, cuspid, bicuspid, incisor, eyetooth, point, canine, tine, dent, grinder, serration, denticle, tooth, carnassial
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Contemporary Examples of incisor
He had only one tooth, and he ate by using his thumb as a second incisor.The Stacks: The Judas Priest Teen Suicide Trial
June 28, 2014
One source told Orth that Cruise brought in his hairstylist for Boniadi and wanted her incisor teeth filed down.Juiciest Bits From Vanity Fair’s Tom Cruise Exposé
September 5, 2012
Historical Examples of incisor
A molar, a bicuspid, a canine, and an incisor were laid in succession on the table.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
The tools used are made of the incisor teeth of the paca and cavy.The Western World
Its tusks are not large, and are shaped like the incisor teeth.
In some cases the incisor teeth are drawn, to prevent them from biting.
The incisor teeth, in old age, have their characteristic signs.The Horse's Mouth
"cutting tooth," 1670s, from Medieval Latin incisor "a cutting tooth," literally "that which cuts into," from Latin incisus, past participle of incidere (see incision). Inscisours as the name of a cutting tool is attested from early 15c.