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Definitions of terra alba:

  • noun:   finely pulverized gypsum used especially as a pigment
  • noun:   fine white clay used in making tobacco pipes and pottery and in whitening leather
  • 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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