from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tooth adapted for cutting or gnawing, located at the front of the mouth along the apex of the dental arch.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One of the front teeth of mammals, between the canines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the teeth in front of the canines in either jaw; an incisive tooth. See tooth.
- adj. Adapted for cutting; of or pertaining to the incisors; incisive
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. pl. incisors, incisores (-sorz, in-sī-sō′ rēz). In anatomy and zoology, an incisive or cutting tooth; a front tooth; any tooth of the upper jaw which is situated in the premaxillary or intermaxillary bone, or any corresponding tooth of the lower jaw.
- Same as incisorial: as, an incisor tooth.
- Of or pertaining to the incisor teeth: as, incisor nerves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tooth for cutting or gnawing; located in the front of the mouth in both jaws
From New Latin incisor, from Latin incisus + -or. (Wiktionary)