silex

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noun si·lex \ˈsī-ˌleks\

Definition of silex

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

Origin and Etymology of silex

Latin silic-, silex hard stone, flint


First Known Use: circa 1592


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silex

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noun si·lex \ˈsī-ˌleks\

Medical Definition of silex

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


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