terra albaterra al·ba
any of several white mineral substances, as
- finely ground gypsum, used in making paints, paper, etc.
- pulverized kaolin, used in ceramics
- magnesia (sense )
Origin of terra albaL, literally , white earth
- Finely pulverized gypsum used in making paper and paints and as a nutrient for growing yeast.
Origin of terra albaNew Latin : Latin terra, earth + Latin alba, feminine of albus, white.