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lithomarge

[ lith-uh-mahrj ]
/ ˈlɪθ əˌmɑrdʒ /
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noun
kaolin in compact, massive, usually impure form.
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Origin of lithomarge

1745–55; <New Latin lithomarga stone marl, equivalent to litho-litho- + Latin marga marl
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British Dictionary definitions for lithomarge

lithomarge
/ (ˈlɪθəˌmɑːdʒ) /

noun
a smooth compact type of kaolin: white or reddish and often mottled

Word Origin for lithomarge

C18: from New Latin lithomarga from litho- + Latin marga marl
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