kaolin

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ka·o·lin

noun \ˈkā-ə-lən\

Definition of KAOLIN

:  a fine usually white clay that is used in ceramics and refractories, as a filler or extender, and in medicine especially as an adsorbent in the treatment of diarrhea

Origin of KAOLIN

French kaolin, from Gaoling hill in China
First Known Use: circa 1741

ka·olin

noun \ˈkā-ə-lən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KAOLIN

: a fine usually white clay that is used in ceramics and refractories, as a filler or extender, and in medicine especially as an adsorbent in the treatment of diarrhea (as in food poisoning or dysentery)

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