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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γύψος (gúpsos); probably from Semitic; see also Hebrew גיפּהיס (plaster), Arabic جيبس

NounEdit

γύψος (gýpsosm (plural γύψοι)

  1. gypsum
  2. plaster (wall coating)
  3. plaster of Paris, plaster cast (treatment for broken bones)

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