tooth powder

noun

: a powder for cleaning the teeth

Examples of tooth powder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead of using normal toothpaste that comes in plastic packaging, try this tooth powder. Kai Burkhardt, CNN Underscored, 22 Oct. 2020 New charcoal products include dental floss, tooth powder and shampoo. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, 12 Aug. 2018 Zero Market Zero Market carries harder to find items like tooth powder, mosquito spray, and makeup remover in glass bottles. Mandy Ferreira, Good Housekeeping, 24 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1542, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tooth powder was in 1542

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“Tooth powder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tooth%20powder. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

tooth powder

noun
: a powder for cleaning the teeth

Medical Definition

tooth powder

noun
: a powder for cleaning the teeth
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