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An example use of tusk in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… carved from a Mammoth's tusk these non …”

meanings of tusk


  1. A tusk shell.
  2. A projecting member like a tenon, and serving the same or a similar purpose, but composed of several steps, or offsets, called teeth.
  3. A sharp point.
  4. A fish, the torsk (Brosme brosme).
  5. One of a pair of elongated pointed teeth that extend outside the mouth of an animal such as walrus, elephant or wild boar.
  6. The share of a plough.
  7. A small projection on a (tusk) tenon.


  1. To bare or gnash the teeth.
  2. To gore with the tusks.
  3. To dig up using a tusk, as boars do.

tusk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tusk occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tusk can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tusk can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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