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Noun: kaolin  key-u-lin
  1. 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, kaoline, porcelain clay, terra alba

Derived forms: kaolins

Type of: clay

Part of: Kaopectate

Encyclopedia: Kaolin, Pennsylvania