agalite

noun
ag·​a·​lite | \ ˈa-gə-ˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of agalite

: a fine fibrous variety of talc

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First Known Use of agalite

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agalite

aga- (of unknown origin) + -lite

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“Agalite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agalite. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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