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diatomaceous earth

noun

Definition of DIATOMACEOUS EARTH

:  a light friable siliceous material derived chiefly from diatom remains and used especially as a filter

First Known Use of DIATOMACEOUS EARTH

1883
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diatomaceous earth

noun

Medical Definition of DIATOMACEOUS EARTH

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