from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The eruption through the gums of the primary teeth.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Dentition; the growth or formation of teeth; the act or process of acquiring teeth, as when they cut the gums.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The process of the first growth of teeth, or the phenomena attending their issue through the gums; dentition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The eruption, through the gums, of the milk teeth; dentition.
  • verb Present participle of teethe.

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

  • noun the eruption through the gums of baby teeth


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