calcifuge


cal·ci·fuge

noun \ˈkal-sə-ˌfyüj\

Definition of CALCIFUGE

:  a plant not normally growing on calcareous soils
calcifuge also cal·cif·u·gous \kal-ˈsi-fyə-gəs\ adjective

Origin of CALCIFUGE

French, calcifugous, from calc- + Latin fugere to flee — more at fugitive
First Known Use: 1926

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