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Noun: terra alba  'te-ru'al-bu
  1. Finely pulverized gypsum used especially as a pigment
  2. Fine white clay used in making tobacco pipes and pottery and in whitening leather
    - pipeclay
  3. 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)
    - china clay, china stone, kaolin, kaoline, porcelain clay

Type of: clay, gypsum

Part of: Kaopectate