|1.||Technical name: third molar any of the four molar teeth, one at the back of each side of the jaw, that are the last of the permanent teeth to erupt|
|2.||cut one's wisdom teeth to arrive at the age of discretion|
wisdom tooth wis·dom tooth (wĭz'dəm)
The third molar tooth on both sides of each jaw that erupts from the 17th to the 23rd year.
|wisdom tooth (wĭz'dəm) Pronunciation Key
One of four molars, the last on each side of both jaws in humans, usually appearing in young adulthood.