Part of speech: noun

A long, pointed tooth, especially when protruding, as in the boar or elephant.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "tusk":

  1. It was made by the tusk of the animal. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  2. At the next second Jack saw a gleaming white tusk dart down towards him as the " rogue" bent his head and struck. - "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.
  3. The weeds were wrapped about his head after the manner of a crown, and he carried a sceptre of walrus tusk. - "Tales of the Chesapeake", George Alfred Townsend.