TUSK Definition - TUSK Meaning

1 : a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses [syn: {ivory}, {tusk}]

2 : a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog [syn: {tusk}]

3 : stab or pierce with a horn or tusk; "the rhino horned the explorer" [syn: {horn}, {tusk}]

4 : remove the tusks of animals; "tusk an elephant" [syn: {tusk}, {detusk}]