interdental

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inter- +‎ dental.

Adjective[edit]

interdental (comparative more interdental, superlative most interdental)

  1. Pertaining to the space between the teeth.
    It is recommended to use an interdental brush, or dental floss, to clean between the teeth.
  2. (phonetics) Pronounced with the tongue between the top and bottom teeth.

Noun[edit]

interdental (plural interdentals)

  1. (phonetics) A speech sound pronounced with the tongue between the top and bottom teeth.