Synonyms

1. elephant-tusk

noun. annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak.

Synonyms

  • devil's claw
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • common unicorn plant
  • genus Proboscidea
  • ram's horn
  • Proboscidea
  • common devil's claw
  • Proboscidea louisianica

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Rhymes with Elephant Tusk

  • brusque
  • bruske
  • rusk
  • muske
  • musk
  • lusk
  • kuske
  • husk
  • dusk
  • cusk
  • buske
  • busk

Sentences with elephant-tusk


1. Noun Phrase
The bottom third of each elephant tusk is embedded within the skull of the animal.

2. Noun Phrase
Allow the elephant tusk to dry for six hours.

3. Noun Phrase
and at one point in the not-so-distant past, elephant tusks regularly weighed in at more than 200 lb.

4. Noun Phrase
Allow the glaze to dry for 30 minutes before displaying the elephant tusk.

2. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] five-toed pachyderm.

Synonyms

  • gomphothere
  • proboscis
  • proboscidian
  • trunk
  • African elephant
  • family Elephantidae
  • Indian elephant
  • rogue elephant
  • Loxodonta africana
  • mammoth
  • pachyderm
  • tusk
  • Elephantidae
  • Elephas maximus

Antonyms

  • little

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874.

Synonyms

  • allegory

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. tusk

noun. ['ˈtʌsk'] a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog.

Synonyms

  • boar
  • elephant
  • tooth
  • wild boar
  • Sus scrofa
  • tusker

Antonyms

  • pack
  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle

Etymology

  • tusk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tux (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tusk

noun. ['ˈtʌsk'] a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses.

Synonyms

  • ivory
  • dentine

Antonyms

  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate

Etymology

  • tusk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tux (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tusk

verb. ['ˈtʌsk'] remove the tusks of animals.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • iodinate
  • string
  • bridle
  • kern

Etymology

  • tusk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tux (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tusk

verb. ['ˈtʌsk'] stab or pierce with a horn or tusk.

Synonyms

  • thrust
  • horn

Antonyms

  • hire
  • stand still
  • appear

Etymology

  • tusk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tux (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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