Definitions for talcum powderˈtæl kəm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tal′cum pow`derˈtæl kəm(n.)

  1. a toilet powder made of purified, usu. perfumed talc.

Origin of talcum powder:

1885–90; < ML talcumtalc

Princeton's WordNet

  1. talcum, talcum powder(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. talcum powder(Noun)

    Perfumed talc (sometimes with the addition of boric acid) for adsorbing moisture on the skin.

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