AskDefine | Define fangs

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Noun

fangs
  1. Plural of fang

Extensive Definition

A fang is a long, pointed tooth. In mammals, a fang is a canine tooth, used for biting and tearing flesh. In snakes, it is a poison-injecting tooth (see snake venom). Spiders also have fangs, which are part of the chelicerae.
In mythology and folklore, fangs are found on vampires and demons.
fangs in German: Fangzahn
fangs in French: Croc (dent)
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