diatomaceous

adjective di·a·to·ma·ceous \ ˌdī-ə-tə-ˈmā-shəs , (ˌ)dī-ˌa-tə- \

Definition of diatomaceous

: consisting of or abounding in diatoms or their siliceous remains
  • diatomaceous silica

First Known Use of diatomaceous

1847

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diatomaceous

adjective di·a·to·ma·ceous \ ˌdī-ət-ə-ˈmā-shəs , (ˌ)dī-ˌat- \

medical Definition of diatomaceous

: consisting of or abounding in diatoms or their siliceous remains

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