teeth·​ridge ˈtēth-ˌrij How to pronounce teethridge (audio)
: the bony ridge of the jaw containing the sockets of the teeth
specifically : alveolar ridge sense 2

Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of teethridge was in 1912

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“Teethridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teethridge. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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