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A prominent, projecting upper front tooth.

[buck + tooth.]

buck′toothed′ (-to͞otht′) adj.


n, pl -teeth
derogatory a projecting upper front tooth
[C18: from buck1 (deer) + tooth]
ˈbuck-toothed adj



n., pl. -teeth (-ˈtiθ)
a projecting tooth, esp. an upper front tooth.
buck′toothed`, adj.
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Noun1.bucktooth - a large projecting front toothbucktooth - a large projecting front tooth  
anterior, front tooth - a tooth situated at the front of the mouth; "his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors"


n (pl -teeth) diente salido
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For simple tasks, the clamps need not be articulated: simple bucktooth cleats, with finger-tightened knurled- nuts similar to those shown Figure 2, could offer clearance and size options to suit the task.
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