talcum powder

noun tal·cum powder \ ˈtal-kəm- \

Definition of talcum powder

1 :powdered talc
2 :a toilet powder composed of perfumed talc or talc and a mild antiseptic

Origin and Etymology of talcum powder

Medieval Latin talcum talc


TALCUM POWDER Defined for English Language Learners

talcum powder

noun

Definition of talcum powder for English Language Learners

  • : a soft, white powder that is used to make your skin feel dry and smooth


TALCUM POWDER Defined for Kids

talcum powder

noun tal·cum powder \ ˈtal-kəm- \

Definition of talcum powder for Students

:a usually perfumed powder for the body made of talc

Medical Dictionary

talcum powder

noun

medical Definition of talcum powder

1 :powdered talc
2 :a toilet powder composed of perfumed talc or talc and some mild antiseptic


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