from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fine, often perfumed powder made from purified talc for use on the skin.

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

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


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