ka·o·lin also ka·o·line (kāə-lĭn)
A fine clay used in ceramics and refractories, as a filler or coating for paper and textiles, as an additive in food and toothpaste, and as an antidiarrheal drug.
[French, from Mandarin Gāolíng, a mountain of Jiangxi province.]
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