tusker

[tuhs-ker]

noun

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

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. tushy,
  2. tusi,
  3. tusk,
  4. tusk shell,
  5. tuskegee,
  6. tussah,
  7. tussal,
  8. tussaud,
  9. tussaud, marie,
  10. tussi

Origin of tusker

First recorded in 1855–60; tusk + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for tusker

tusker

noun

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