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talcum powder

noun [U]  /ˈtæl·kəm ˌpaʊ·dər/ ( also talc,  /tælk/) us  
a powder for the skin that makes it feel smooth or keeps it dry
Translations of “talcum powder”
in Korean 땀띠분…
in Arabic بودرة تَلك…
in Portuguese talco…
in Catalan pólvores de talc…
in Japanese ベビーパウダー, タルカムパウダー…
in Italian talco, borotalco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑石粉,爽身粉…
in Russian тальк…
in Turkish talk pudrası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滑石粉,爽身粉…
in Polish talk…
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