Terra alba

Definition of Terra alba

(Com.) a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia. It is sometimes used to adulterate certain foods, spices, candies, paints, etc.

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Termor
Tern
Tern flowers
Tern leaves
Tern peduncles
Tern schooner
Ternary
Ternate
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Terpene
Terpentic
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Terpin
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Terpsichore
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Terra
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Terra cotta
Terra di Sienna
Terra firma
Terra incognita
Terra Japonica
Terra Lemnia
Terra ponderosa
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Terrae filius
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Terre-verte
Terreen
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