Dent

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Dent

1. (Science: prefix) Relating to the teeth or dentition, dental.

See: odonto-.

Origin: L. Dens, tooth

2. A slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation. A blow that would have made a dent in a pound of butter. (De Quincey)

Origin: a variant of dint.