calciferous

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adjective cal·cif·er·ous \kal-ˈsi-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of calciferous

  1. :  producing or containing calcium carbonate

1799

First Known Use of calciferous

1799


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calciferous

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adjective cal·cif·er·ous \kal-ˈsif-(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of calciferous

  1. :  producing or containing calcium carbonate


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