stomach tooth


noun

a lower canine milk tooth of infants.

Nearby words

  1. stomach,
  2. stomach ache,
  3. stomach pump,
  4. stomach stapling,
  5. stomach sweetbread,
  6. stomach tube,
  7. stomach worm,
  8. stomach-churning,
  9. stomachache,
  10. stomachal

Origin of stomach tooth

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; so called because its appearance is often accompanied by gastric disturbance

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