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terra alba

Saltos de línea: terra alba
Pronunciación: /tɛrə ˈalbə
 
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Definición de terra alba en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Pulverized gypsum, especially as an ingredient of medicines.
Example sentences
  • Other names for edible terra alba are food-grade gypsum or food-grade calcium sulfate.
  • Natural Pigments offers terra alba imported from Cennino Cennini's hometown in northern Italy and near the same location where he undoubtedly obtained his own gesso.
  • Twelve ounces of terra alba will coagulate enough soymilk to make 90 pounds of tofu and is preferred by many for a delicious source of dietary calcium.

Origen

Latin, literally 'white earth'.

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