gypsum

EnglishEdit

Gypsum

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

gypsum (plural gypsums)

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γύψος.

NounEdit

gypsum

  1. gypsum; a plaster figure

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