Definitions

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  • n. kaolinite

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A clay of a fine smooth texture, and very sectile.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several imperfectly determined minerals, or mixtures of minerals, all of which are hydrous silicates of alumina, and closely related to or identical with kaolin and kaolinite.

Etymologies

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litho- + Latin marga marl.

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