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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Composed of or containing or resembling chalk.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : calcareous earth
  • Her work showed that carrizale├▒os were highly skilled builders, who used local resources (such as calcareous stone) for construction.
  • Very calcareous water must be freed from lime before use.
  • Among the neighbouring calcareous strata are several crevices. for more
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