any preparation for cleaning teeth, as a powder, paste, or liquid
Origin of dentifriceMiddle English dentifricie from Classical Latin dentifricium, tooth powder from dens, tooth + fricare, to rub: see friable
A substance, such as a paste or powder, for cleaning the teeth.
Origin of dentifriceFrench from Old French from Latin dentifricium denti- denti- fricāre to rub
From Middle French dentifrice