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WISDOM TOOTH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wisdom tooth mean? 

WISDOM TOOTH (noun)
  The noun WISDOM TOOTH has 1 sense:

1. any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)

  Familiarity information: WISDOM TOOTH used as a noun is very rare.


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WISDOM TOOTH (noun)


Sense 1wisdom tooth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)

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Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("wisdom tooth" is a kind of...):

grinder; molar (grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars)


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