Mouthwash



[mouth-wawsh, -wosh] /ˈmaʊθˌwɔʃ, -ˌwɒʃ/

noun
1.
a solution, often containing antiseptic, astringent, and breath-sweetening agents, used for cleansing the and teeth, and for gargling.
/ˈmaʊθˌwɒʃ/
noun
1.
a medicated aqueous solution, used for gargling and for cleansing the mouth
n.

also mouth-wash, 1840, from mouth (n.) + wash (n.).

mouthwash mouth·wash (mouth’wŏsh’)
n.
A medicated liquid for cleaning the mouth and treating diseased mucous membranes. Also called collutory.

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