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NOUN (2)

1. a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder;
[syn: talc, talcum]

2. a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture;
[syn: talcum, talcum powder]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Talcum \Tal"cum\ (t[a^]l"k[u^]m), n. [NL.] (Min.) Same as Talc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

talcum n 1: a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder [syn: talc, talcum] 2: a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture [syn: talcum, talcum powder]