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FANG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Fang mean? 

FANG (noun)
  The noun FANG has 3 senses:

1. a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon
2. canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey
3. hollow or grooved tooth of a venomous snake; used to inject its poison

  Familiarity information: FANG used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FANG (noun)


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Meaning:

A Bantu language spoken in Cameroon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Fang" is a kind of...):

Bantoid language; Bantu (a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent)


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Meaning:

Canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("fang" is a kind of...):

canine; canine tooth; cuspid; dogtooth; eye tooth; eyetooth (one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars)


Sense 3fang [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hollow or grooved tooth of a venomous snake; used to inject its poison

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("fang" is a kind of...):

tooth (hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense)


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