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foretooth

[fawr-tooth, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌtuθ, ˈfoʊr-/
noun, plural foreteeth
[fawr-teeth, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌtiθ, ˈfoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
1.
a tooth in the front of the mouth; incisor.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English, Old English for teth (plural). See fore-, tooth
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foretooth

/ˈfɔːˌtuːθ/
noun (pl) -teeth (-ˌtiːθ)
1.
(dentistry) another word for incisor
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