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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (substance to absorb grease)
a. fuller's earth
Esta zona es una importante productora de minerales industriales, como buro, yeso y potasa.This area is a major producer of industrial minerals, including fuller's earth, gypsum and potash.
2. (substance used in ceramics)
a. clay
El alfarero utiliza el fuego para transformar el buro en diversos productos.The potter uses fire to transform clay into different products.
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