talcum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin talcum, from Arabic طَلْق ‎(ṭalq); see talc for more.

Noun[edit]

talcum ‎(uncountable)

  1. Powdered and perfumed talc for toilet use.

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Verb[edit]

talcum ‎(third-person singular simple present talcums, present participle talcuming, simple past and past participle talcumed)

  1. (transitive) To perfume with talcum powder.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَلْق ‎(ṭalq), from Persian تلک ‎(talk).

Noun[edit]

talcum n ‎(genitive talcī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) talc; talcum

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative talcum talca
genitive talcī talcōrum
dative talcō talcīs
accusative talcum talca
ablative talcō talcīs
vocative talcum talca

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