gypseous

adjective
gyp·​se·​ous | \ ˈjip-sē-əs How to pronounce gypseous (audio) \

Definition of gypseous

: resembling, containing, or consisting of gypsum gypseous clay loam

First Known Use of gypseous

1661, in the meaning defined above

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“Gypseous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gypseous?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=g&file=gypseo01. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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