tooth powder
noun Date: 1542 a powder for cleaning the teeth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tooth powder — Tooth Tooth (t[=oo]th), n.; pl. {Teeth} (t[=e]th). [OE. toth,tooth, AS. t[=o][eth]; akin to OFries. t[=o]th, OS. & D. tand, OHG. zang, zan, G. zahn, Icel. t[ o]nn, Sw. & Dan. tand, Goth. tumpus, Lith. dantis, W. dant, L. dens, dentis, Gr. odoy s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tooth powder — n a powder for cleaning the teeth …   Medical dictionary

  • tooth powder — tooth .powder n [U] a special powder you can use to clean your teeth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tooth powder — tooth ,powder noun count or uncount a powder that you mix with a small amount of water and use for cleaning your teeth …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tooth powder — n. a powder used like toothpaste …   English World dictionary

  • tooth powder — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms tooth powder : singular tooth powder plural tooth powders a powder that you mix with a small amount of water and use for cleaning your teeth …   English dictionary

  • tooth powder — tooth′ pow der n. den a dentifrice in the form of a powder • Etymology: 1535–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • tooth powder — n. tooth cleanser in the form of a powder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tooth powder — a dentifrice in the form of a powder. [1535 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • tooth powder — noun powder for cleaning the teeth …   English new terms dictionary

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