gypsum

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Gypsum

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gypsum, from Ancient Greek γύψος (gúpsos).

Noun[edit]

gypsum (plural gypsums)

  1. A mineral consisting of the hydrated calcium sulphate. When calcined, it forms plaster of Paris.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γύψος.

Noun[edit]

gypsum

  1. gypsum; a plaster figure

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