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eyetooth

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈaɪ.tuːθ/ (plural eyeteeth uk   /ˈaɪ.tiːθ/ us   )
either of the two pointed teeth that are found one on each side of the top of the mouth
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Translations of “eyetooth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 上尖牙,上犬齒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上尖牙,上犬齿…
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