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den·ti·frice

 (dĕn′tə-frĭs′)
n.
A substance, such as a paste or powder, for cleaning the teeth.

[French, from Old French, from Latin dentifricium : denti-, denti- + fricāre, to rub.]

dentifrice

(ˈdɛntɪfrɪs)
n
(Dentistry) any substance, esp paste or powder, for use in cleaning the teeth
[C16: from Latin dentifricium tooth powder, from dent-, dens tooth + fricāre to rub]

den•ti•frice

(ˈdɛn tə frɪs)

n.
a paste, powder, liquid, or other preparation for cleaning the teeth.
[1550–60; < Middle French < Latin dentifricium tooth powder =denti- denti- + fric(āre) to rub + -ium -ium1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dentifrice - a substance for cleaning the teeth; applied with a toothbrush
cleaner, cleanser, cleansing agent - a preparation used in cleaning something
toothpaste - a dentifrice in the form of a paste
tooth powder, toothpowder - a dentifrice in the form of a powder
Translations

dentifrice

[ˈdentɪfrɪs] N (frm) → dentífrico m

dentifrice

[ˈdɛntɪfrɪs] ndentifrice m

dentifrice

nZahnpasta f

dentifrice

[ˈdɛntɪfrɪs] ndentifricio

den·ti·frice

n. dentífrico, pasta dental.