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kieselguhr

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noun kie·sel·guhr \ˈkē-zəl-ˌgu̇r\

Definition of kieselguhr

  1. :  loose or porous diatomite



Origin and Etymology of kieselguhr

German Kieselgur


First Known Use: 1875


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