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[From Latin cuspis, cuspid-, point.]
(Dentistry) a tooth having one point; canine tooth
any of the four canine teeth in humans. Also called cuspid tooth.
[1735–45; < Latin cuspid-, s. of cuspis point]
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|Noun||1.||cuspid - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars|
fang - canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense