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dentifrice

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noun den·ti·frice \ˈden-tə-frəs\

Definition of dentifrice

  1. :  a powder, paste, or liquid for cleaning the teeth



Origin and Etymology of dentifrice

Middle English dentifricie, from Latin dentifricium, from denti- + fricare to rub — more at friction


First Known Use: 15th century


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dentifrice

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noun den·ti·frice \ˈdent-ə-frəs\

Medical Definition of dentifrice

  1. :  a powder, paste, or liquid for cleaning the teeth




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