- one of the temporary teeth of a mammal that are replaced by the permanent teeth.
Origin of milk tooth
First recorded in 1720–30
Also called baby tooth, deciduous tooth, primary tooth.
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- any of the first teeth to erupt; a deciduous toothAlso called: baby tooth See also dentition
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- deciduous tooth
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