kaligenous

adjective
ka·​lig·​e·​nous | \ kəˈlijənəs, (ˈ)ka¦l- \

Definition of kaligenous

: forming alkalies used of the alkali metals

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History and Etymology for kaligenous

International Scientific Vocabulary kali alkali (from New Latin) + -genous

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“Kaligenous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kaligenous. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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