Meaning of CALCAREOUS in English

CALCAREOUS

adjective Etymology: Latin calcarius of lime, from calc-, calx Date: 1677 1. resembling calcite or calcium carbonate especially in hardness, consisting of or containing calcium carbonate, growing on limestone or in soil impregnated with lime, ~ly adverb

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