Definition of agalite in English:

agalite

noun

Manufacturing Technology
  • A fine, fibrous variety of talc used especially in the manufacture of paper.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Official Gazette. Origin uncertain. Perhaps from ancient Greek ἄγη wonder (from the same base as ἄγασθαι to wonder, of unknown origin) + -lite.

Pronunciation:

agalite

/ˈaɡəlʌɪt/