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lithomarge

[lith-uh-mahrj] /ˈlɪθ əˌmɑrdʒ/
noun
1.
kaolin in compact, massive, usually impure form.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Neo-Latin lithomarga stone marl, equivalent to litho- litho- + Latin marga marl
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lithomarge

/ˈlɪθəˌmɑːdʒ/
noun
1.
a smooth compact type of kaolin: white or reddish and often mottled
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin lithomarga from litho- + Latin marga marl
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