What does dentifrice mean?

Definitions for dentifriceˈdɛn tə frɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dentifrice(noun)

    a substance for cleaning the teeth; applied with a toothbrush


  1. dentifrice(Noun)

    toothpaste or any other substance, such as powder, for cleaning the teeth

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dentifrice(noun)

    a powder or other substance to be used in cleaning the teeth; tooth powder

  2. Origin: [L. dentifricium; dens, dentis, tooth + fricare to rub: cf. F. dentifrice. See Tooth, and Friction.]


  1. Dentifrice

    Dentifrices are agents used along with a toothbrush to clean and polish natural teeth. They are supplied in paste, powder, gel or liquid form. There have been many dentifrices produced over the years, many focusing on marketing strategies to sell products, such as offering whitening capabilities. The most essential dentifrice recommended by dentists is toothpaste which is used in conjunction with a toothbrush to help remove food debris and dental plaque. Dentifrice is also the French word for toothpaste.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dentifrice

    den′ti-fris, n. a substance used in rubbing or cleaning the teeth. [Fr.,—L. dentifricium, from dens, and fricāre, to rub.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dentifrice in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dentifrice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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