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    elephants' tusks

    I want to use other words for "elephants' tusks". Which is better between the following two? If both are not correct, would you please show me another? Thank you.

    1. elephants' two long teeth
    2. elephants' ivories

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    Re: elephants' tusks

    Quote Originally Posted by giddyman View Post
    I want to use other words for "elephants' tusks". Which is better between the following two? If both are not correct, would you please show me another? Thank you.

    1. elephants' two long teeth
    2. elephants' ivories
    No, they aren't right.
    You could write, "the elephant's elongated upper incisors", but why would you, when "elephant's tusks" is what they're called?

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