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Main Entry: 1chalk
Pronunciation: primarystresschodotk
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English cealc "chalk," from Latin calc-, calx "lime" --related to CALCIUM
1 : a soft white, gray, or buff limestone made up mainly of the shells of tiny saltwater animals and especially foraminifers
2 : chalk or material like chalk especially when used as a crayon
- chalky /primarystresschodot-kemacron/ adjective

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