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calcareous

 [kal-kar´e-us]
pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kā'rē-ŭs),
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

/cal·car·e·ous/ (kal-kār´e-us) pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.

calcareous

[kalker′ē·əs]
Etymology: L, calcar, spur
pertaining to calcium or lime.

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kar'ē-ŭs)
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

Chalky. Containing, or pertaining to, calcium or lime.

calcareous

  1. pertaining to organisms growing on a substrate containing calcium carbonate such as limestone grassland, chalky soil.
  2. containing lime or calcium carbonate.

calcareous

chalky

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kar'ē-ŭs)
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.