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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: meerschaum (0.01238 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to meerschaum.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: meerschaum meerschaum n 1: a white clayey mineral [syn: sepiolite] 2: a pipe having a bowl made of meerschaum
English → English (gcide) Definition: Meerschaum Meerschaum \Meer"schaum\ (m[=e]r"sh[add]m; 277), n. [G., lit., sea foam; meer sea + schaum foam; but it perh. is a corruption of the Tartaric name myrsen. Cf. Mere a lake, and Scum.] 1. (Min.) A fine white claylike mineral, soft, and light enough when in dry masses to float in water. It is a hydrous silicate of magnesia, and is obtained chiefly in Asia Minor. It is manufacturd into tobacco pipes, cigar holders, etc. Also called sepiolite. [1913 Webster] 2. A tobacco pipe made of this mineral; a meerschaum pipe. [1913 Webster]


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