Porcellaneous
Porcelaneous Por`ce*la"ne*ous, Porcellaneous Por`cel*la"ne*ous, a. 1. Of or pertaining to porcelain; resembling porcelain; as, porcelaneous shells. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a smooth, compact shell without pores; -- said of certain Foraminifera. [1913 Webster]


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