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  • 1 Tusk — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Donald Tusk (* 1957), polnischer Politiker und Premierminister Łukasz Tusk (* 1985), polnischer Politiker Tusk bezeichnet: Tusk (Film), Film von Alejandro Jodorowsky ein Musikalbum der Alternative Rock… …

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  • 2 tusk — [tusk] n. [ME, by metathesis < OE tucs, akin to OFris tusk < PGmc * tunth ska < * tunth , * tanth : see TOOTH] 1. in elephants, wild boars, walruses, etc., a very long, large, pointed tooth, usually one of a pair, projecting outside the… …

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  • 3 Tusk — Tusk, n. [OE. tusk, the same word as tusch, AS. tusc. See {Tush} a tooth.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the elongated incisor or canine teeth of the wild boar, elephant, etc.; hence, any long, protruding tooth. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A toothshell,… …

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  • 4 Tusk — puede referirse a: Donald Tusk (n. 1957), político polaco; Tusk (1979), disco del grupo musical Fleetwood Mac; Tusk (1980), película de Alejandro Jodorowsky. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título …

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  • 5 tusk — tusk·er; tusk·less; tusk; …

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  • 6 Tusk — Tusk, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Torsk}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Tusk — Tusk, v. i. To bare or gnash the teeth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 tusk — O.E. tux, tusc, cognate with O.Fris. tusk, probably from P.Gmc. *tunthskaz (Cf. Goth. tunþus tooth ), extended form of the root of TOOTH (Cf. tooth). But there are no certain cognates outside Anglo Frisian …

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  • 9 tusk — təsk n an elongated greatly enlarged tooth that projects when the mouth is closed and serves for digging food or as a weapon broadly a long protruding tooth …

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  • 10 tusk — [tʌsk] n [: Old English; Origin: tux] one of a pair of very long pointed teeth, that stick out of the mouth of animals such as ↑elephant s …

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  • 11 tusk — [ tʌsk ] noun count one of the two very long pointed teeth on an animal such as an elephant or a WALRUS …

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  • 12 tusk — sb., et (byttehandel uden brug af penge) …

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  • 13 tusk — ► NOUN ▪ a long, pointed tooth, especially one which protrudes from the closed mouth, as in the elephant, walrus, or wild boar. DERIVATIVES tusked adjective. ORIGIN Old English …

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  • 14 tusk|er — «TUHS kuhr», noun. an animal, especially a male animal, having well developed tusks, such as a full grown elephant, walrus, or wild boar …

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  • 15 tusk|y — «TUHS kee», adjective. having tusks …

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  • 16 Tusk — A tusk is an extremely long incisor tooth of certain mammals that protrudes when the mouth is closed. Tusk bearing mammals include elephants, warthogs, wild boar, walruses, and narwhals.Tusks are used by humans to produce ivory, which is used in… …

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  • 17 Tusk — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Arts Tusk, un album musical du groupe de rock Fleetwood Mac (1979). Tusk, un film d Alejandro Jodorowsky (1980). Tusk un super vilain créé par Marvel… …

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  • 18 Tusk (BD) — Dark Riders Dark Riders Personnage de X Men Alias Riders of the Storm Cré …

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  • 19 tusk — tuskless, adj. tusklike, adj. /tusk/, n. 1. (in certain animals) a tooth developed to great length, usually one of a pair, as in the elephant, walrus, and wild boar, but singly in the narwhal. 2. a long, pointed, or protruding tooth. 3. a… …

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  • 20 tusk — /tʌsk / (say tusk) noun 1. (in certain animals) a tooth developed to great length, usually as one of a pair, as in the elephant, walrus, wild boar, etc., but singly in the narwhal. 2. a long, pointed, or protruding tooth. 3. a projecting part… …

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