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Prolagus commented on the word tooth rack
In Italian, the word "dentiera" (dentures) is derived from "dente" (tooth) the same way most words meaning "(whatever)-rack" are from what they are designed for (e.g. scarpiera = shoe-rack).
October 30, 2010
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