: having teeth like those of a saw
a saw-toothed shark

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of saw-toothed was circa 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Saw-toothed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saw-toothed. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


: having an edge or outline like the teeth of a saw
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