Calcareous

Something that is made of or contains calcium carbonate; in soil, can occur as chalk or limestone.

calcareous

adj. Term used to describe a structure, secreted by an organism, that consists of or contains calcium carbonate (CaCO3), e.g., the shell of a bivalve.
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Calcareous

Made of calcium carbonate
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calcareous

calcite-rich.
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calcareous

[adj] - composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk
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Calcareous

Generally alkaline soils.
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Calcareous

Composed of, or containing lime or limestone.
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Calcareous

Cal·ca're·ous adjective [ Latin calcarius pertaining to lime. See Calx .] Partaking of the nature of calcite or calcium carbonate; consisting of, or containing, calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime. Calcareous spar . See as Calcite .
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calcareous

Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material. ... Origin: L. Calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. Calx, lime ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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calcareous

chalky adjective composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk
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calcareous

(kal-kar´e-әs) pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.
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Calcareous

• (a.) Partaking of the nature of calcite or calcium carbonate; consisting of, or containing, calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime.
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calcareous

Type: Term Pronunciation: kal-kā′rē-ŭs Definitions: 1. Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material.
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Calcareous

sediment, sedimentary rock, or soil type which is formed from or contains a high proportion of calcium carbonate in the form of calcite or aragonite.
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Calcareous

Containing calcium carbonate or, less generally, containing the element calcium.
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Calcareous

Containing calcium carbonate, or less generally, containing the element calcium.
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Calcareous

Of, containing, or like calcite (calcium carbonate).
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Calcareous

Calcareous refers to containing calcium carbonate or calcite.
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Calcareous

Calcareous is an adjective meaning mostly or partly composed of calcium carbonate, in other words, containing lime or being chalky. The term is used in a wide variety of scientific disciplines. ==In zoology== `Calcareous` is used as an adjectival term applied to anatomical structures which are made primarily of calcium carbonate, in animals such.....
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Calcareous

Describing soil or water with a high CaCO3 (lime) content.
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calcareous

Formed of calcium carbonate or magnesium carbonate by biological deposition or inorganic precipitation in sufficient quantities to effervesce carbon dioxide visibly when treated with cold 0.1 normal hydrochloric acid. Calcareous sands are usually formed of a mixture of fragments of mollusk shell, echinoderm spines and skeletal material, coral, fora...
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calcareous

limy, rich in calcium, usually in the form of calcium carbonates.
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calcareous

composed of or containing lime or limestone
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Calcareous

Usually refers to limstone rock or chalky soil with a high calcium content
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Calcareous

Calcium-bearing rock.
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