dental

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French dental, from Medieval Latin dentālis, from Latin dēns (tooth), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁d-ent- (tooth), participle of Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed- (eat), perhaps from an older sense "bite". From Sanskrit - दन्तः.

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Adjective[edit]

dental (comparative more dental, superlative most dental)

  1. Of or concerning the teeth, as in dental care.
  2. Of or concerning dentistry.
  3. (phonetics) Made with the tongue touching the teeth, as in dental fricative.

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Noun[edit]

dental (plural dentals)

  1. (veterinary medicine) Cleaning and polishing of an animal's teeth.

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  • (cleaning and polishing of animal's teeth): prophy

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dent +‎ -al.

Adjective[edit]

dental m, f (masculine and feminine plural dentals)

  1. dental

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dent +‎ -al.

Adjective[edit]

dental m (feminine dentale, masculine plural dentaux, feminine plural dentales)

  1. (linguistics) dental

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Portuguese[edit]

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dental m, f (plural dentais; comparable)

  1. dental

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dèntāl m (Cyrillic spelling дѐнта̄л)

  1. a dentale

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dental m, f (plural dentales)

  1. dental

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