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wisdom tooth

noun

Simple Definition of wisdom tooth

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wisdom tooth

  1. :  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

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WISDOM TOOTH Defined for Kids

wisdom tooth

noun

Definition of wisdom tooth for Students

  1. :  the last tooth of the full set of teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaws




Medical Dictionary

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noun wis·dom tooth \ˈwiz-dəm-\

Medical Definition of wisdom tooth

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




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