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fang

fang

 
 
pronunciation:
faeng
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long pointed tooth, such as the canine tooth of carnivorous animals or the hollow, grooved tooth by which a venomous snake injects its poison.
The wolf bared its fangs.The snake sunk its fangs into its prey.
definition 2: something similar in structure, such as the pincerlike front appendage of a venomous spider.
definition 3: the root of a tooth.
derivations: fanged (adj.), fanglike (adj.)
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