tusker

[ tuhs-ker ]
/ ˈtʌs kər /

noun

an animal with tusks, as an elephant or a wild boar.

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Origin of tusker

First recorded in 1855–60; tusk + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for tusker

tusker
/ (ˈtʌskə) /

noun

any animal with prominent tusks, esp a wild boar or elephant
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