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“talcum powder” in British English

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talcum powdernoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtæl.kəm ˌpaʊ.dər/ us /ˈtæl.kəm ˌpaʊ.dɚ/ also talc,

a powder, usually having a pleasant smell, put on the skin to make it feel smooth or to help it stay dry

(Definition of “talcum powder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“talcum powder” in American English

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talcum powdernoun [ U ]

us /ˈtæl·kəm ˌpaʊ·dər/ also talc, /tælk/

a powder for the skin that makes it feel smooth or keeps it dry

(Definition of “talcum powder” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)