Tusker definition

tŭskər
An animal, such as a wild boar, that has tusks.
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An animal with tusks.
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An animal, such as a bull elephant or a boar, with large tusks.
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(UK, Orkney, Shetland) A tool used in peat cutting.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tusker
Plural:
tuskers

Origin of tusker

  • From Old Norse torfskeri, from torf (“turf") + skera (“to cut").

    From Wiktionary

  • From tusk +"Ž -er.

    From Wiktionary