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Princeton's WordNet

  1. talc, talcum(noun)

    a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder

  2. talcum, talcum powder(noun)

    a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture


  1. talcum(Noun)

    Powdered and perfumed talc for toilet use.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(also talcum powder

often abbreviated to talc ) a kind of fine, usually perfumed, powder made from talc, used on the body.

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