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    terra alba

    terra alba - Dictionary definition and meaning for word terra alba

    Definition
    (noun) finely pulverized gypsum used especially as a pigment Definition
    (noun) fine white clay used in making tobacco pipes and pottery and in whitening leather
    Synonyms : pipeclay
    Definition
    (noun) a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper)
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