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  • calcareously — adverb see calcareous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • calcareously — See calcareous. * * * …   Universalium

  • calcareously — adv. like chalk, in the form of chalk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calcareously — cal·car·e·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • calcareous — calcareously, adv. calcareousness, n. /kal kair ee euhs/, adj. of, containing, or like calcium carbonate; chalky: calcareous earth. [1670 80; var. of calcarious < L calcarius of lime; see CALX, ARIOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • calcareous — adjective Etymology: Latin calcarius of lime, from calc , calx Date: 1677 1. a. resembling calcite or calcium carbonate especially in hardness b. consisting of or containing calcium carbonate; also containing calcium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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