Definition of second teeth in English:

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second teeth

Entry from British & World English dictionary

plural noun

The set of permanent teeth that replace the milk teeth in humans and other mammals.
Example sentences
  • Without baby teeth to guide them into place, her second teeth may emerge in the wrong order or position.
  • Just as you get second teeth as a child, so you can get new perception, and thus a new life.
  • And now the youngster faces years waiting for his second teeth to grow, eating only soft foods which won't damage his gums.

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