wisdom tooth


wisdom tooth

noun

: one of four large teeth in the back of your mouth that do not appear until you are an adult

Full Definition of WISDOM TOOTH

:  the third molar that is the last tooth to erupt on each side of the upper and lower jaws in humans

Origin of WISDOM TOOTH

from being cut usually in the late teens
First Known Use: 1824

Rhymes with WISDOM TOOTH

wis·dom tooth

noun \ˈwiz-dəm-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WISDOM TOOTH

: the third molar that is the last tooth to erupt on each side of the upper and lower human jaw

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