wolf tooth

noun

variants or less commonly wolf's tooth
1
: a small vestigial first premolar that is sometimes present in a horse on each side in front of the normal grinders and that is regularly found in some fossil members of the family Equidae
2
3
: a protruding incisor (as in a guinea pig or rabbit)

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“Wolf tooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wolf%20tooth. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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