sialic

adjective
si·​al·​ic | \ sī-ˈa-lik \

Definition of sialic

: of, relating to, or being relatively light rock that is rich in silica and alumina and is typical of the outer layers of the earth

First Known Use of sialic

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sialic

International Scientific Vocabulary silicon + aluminum

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