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dentifrice

noun den·ti·frice \ˈden-tə-frəs\

Definition of DENTIFRICE

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

Origin of DENTIFRICE

Middle English dentifricie, from Latin dentifricium, from denti- + fricare to rub — more at friction
First Known Use: 15th century

dentifrice

noun den·ti·frice \ˈdent-ə-frəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DENTIFRICE

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

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