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Gypsum

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

gypsum ‎(plural gypsums)

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

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External linksEdit

  • gypsum Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • gypsum mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016
  • Gypsum on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ancient Greek γύψος ‎(gúpsos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gypsum n ‎(genitive gypsī); second declension

  1. gypsum
  2. a plaster figure

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gypsum gypsa
genitive gypsī gypsōrum
dative gypsō gypsīs
accusative gypsum gypsa
ablative gypsō gypsīs
vocative gypsum gypsa

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