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Definition 1: finely pulverized gypsum used especially as a pigment - [noun denoting substance]

(terra alba is a kind of ...) a common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters (especially plaster of Paris)

Definition 2: 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) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for terra alba in the sense of this definition

(terra alba is a kind of ...) a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

(... is made of the substance terra alba) trade name for a fixed-combination antidiarrheal drug that use kaolin as the adsorbent and pectin as the emollient

(terra alba is the domain which ... is member of) a high-quality paper (usually having a filler of china clay)

Definition 3: fine white clay used in making tobacco pipes and pottery and in whitening leather - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for terra alba in the sense of this definition

(terra alba is a kind of ...) a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

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