Talcous
Talcose Tal*cose", Talcous Talc"ous, a. [Cf. F. talqueux.] (Min.) Of or pertaining to talc; composed of, or resembling, talc. [1913 Webster]

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  • talcous — talc·ous …   English syllables

  • talcous — ˈtalkəs, ˈtau̇k adjective Etymology: talc + ous : composed of or resembling talc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Talcose — Tal*cose , Talcous Talc ous, a. [Cf. F. talqueux.] (Min.) Of or pertaining to talc; composed of, or resembling, talc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • talcose — /tal kohs, tal kohs /, adj. containing or composed largely of talc. Also, talcous /tal keuhs/. [1790 1800; TALC + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • talcose — /ˈtælkoʊs/ (say talkohs) adjective containing, or composed largely of, talc. Also, talcous /ˈtælkəs/ (say talkuhs) …   Australian English dictionary

  • talcose — [tal′kəstal′kōs΄] adj. of or containing talc: occas. talcous [tal′kəs] …   English World dictionary

  • talc — n. & v. n. 1 talcum powder. 2 any crystalline form of magnesium silicate that occurs in soft flat plates, usu. white or pale green in colour and used as a lubricator etc. v.tr. (talcked, talcking) treat (a surface) with talc to lubricate or dry… …   Useful english dictionary

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