Kaolin China Clay

Kaolin is a hyponym of clay.As nouns the difference between kaolin and clay is that kaolin is a fine clay, rich in kaolinite, used in ceramics, paper-making, etc while clay is a mineral substance made up of small crystals of silica and alumina, that is ductile when moist the material of pre-fired ceramics.As a verb clay is to add clay to, to spread clay onto.