silicify

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verb si·lic·i·fy \sə-ˈli-sə-ˌfī\

Definition of silicify

silicified

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silicifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to convert into or impregnate with silica

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become silicified

Circa 1828

First Known Use of silicify

circa 1828


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