waterpick

waterpick

[waw-ter-pik, wot-er-]
noun
a portable electric appliance that uses a stream of water under force to remove food particles from between the teeth and to massage the gums.
Also called waterjet.


Origin:
water + pick2; earlier as Water Pik a trademark (1963)

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