siliceous

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adjective si·li·ceous \sə-ˈli-shəs\

Definition of siliceous

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

Variants of siliceous

less commonly

silicious

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

Medical Definition of siliceous

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

Variants of siliceous

also

silicious

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