Recent Examples of wisdom tooth from the Web
Kyleigha Scott, of Marshall, was getting one of her wisdom teeth removed at Marshall Family Dental when dentist Dr. Kenny Wilstead asked her what had happened to her broken front tooth.
Manny Machado was held out with an illness that manager Buck Showalter said the third baseman had been dealing with for nearly two weeks, and shortstop Tim Beckham was unavailable after having a wisdom tooth removed.
Like apes, humans have 32 permanent teeth (counting wisdom teeth).
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Origin and Etymology of wisdom tooth
First Known Use: 1824See Words from the same year
WISDOM TOOTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wisdom tooth for English Language Learners
: one of four large teeth in the back of your mouth that do not appear until you are an adult
WISDOM TOOTH Defined for Kids
Definition of wisdom tooth for Students
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