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  • adj. Adapted for cutting
  • adj. Of or pertaining to sectors
  • n. A sectorial, or carnassial, tooth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Adapted for cutting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy and zoology, adapted for cutting, as a tooth; carnassial: specifically said of a specialized molar or premolar, as the flesh-tooth of a carnivore: not said of incisors.
  • In mathematics, of or relating to a sector.
  • n. A sectorial tooth; a flesh-tooth; a scissor-tooth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or resembling a sector


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