dental ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the teeth or to dentistry. 2) Phonetics (of a consonant) pronounced with the tip of the tongue against the upper front teeth (as th) or the alveolar ridge (as n, d, t).
DERIVATIVES dentally adverb.
ORIGIN Latin dentalis, from dens 'tooth' .

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