silex


si·lex

noun \ˈsī-ˌleks\

Definition of SILEX

:  silica or a siliceous material (as powdered tripoli) especially for use as a filler in paints or wood

Origin of SILEX

Latin silic-, silex hard stone, flint
First Known Use: circa 1592

si·lex

noun \ˈsī-ˌleks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SILEX

: silica or a siliceous material especially for use as a filler in paints or wood or as a dental material

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