dentifrice

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English dentifricie, from Latin dentifricium (powder for rubbing the teeth), from dens (tooth) + fricāre (to rub). Compare French dentifrice.

Noun[edit]

dentifrice (countable and uncountable, plural dentifrices)

  1. Toothpaste or any other substance, such as powder, for cleaning the teeth.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dentifricium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dentifrice m (plural dentifrices)

  1. toothpaste

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