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diatomite

noun di·at·o·mite \dī-ˈa-tə-ˌmīt\

Definition of DIATOMITE

First Known Use of DIATOMITE

1887
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diatomite

noun di·at·o·mite \dī-ˈat-ə-ˌmīt\

Medical Definition of DIATOMITE

:  a light friable siliceous material derived chiefly from diatom remains and used especially as a filter—called also diatomaceous earth

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