siliceous

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adjective si·li·ceous \sə-ˈli-shəs\
variants: or less commonly

silicious

Definition of siliceous

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing silica or a silicate siliceous limestone

Origin and Etymology of siliceous

Latin siliceus of flint, from silic-, silex hard stone, flint


First Known Use: circa 1656


Medical Dictionary

siliceous

adjective si·li·ceous
variants: also

silicious

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Medical Definition of siliceous

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing silica or a silicate a siliceous cement used in dentistry


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