Semicalcareous
Semicalcareous Sem`i*cal*ca"re*ous, a. Half or partially calcareous; as, a semicalcareous plant. [1913 Webster]

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  • Coralline — Cor al*line, n. [Cf. F. coralline.] 1. (Bot.) A submarine, semicalcareous or calcareous plant, consisting of many jointed branches. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Formerly any slender coral like animal; sometimes applied more particulary to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Semi- — Sem i [L. semi; akin to Gr. ???, Skr. s[=a]mi , AS. s[=a]m , and prob. to E. same, from the division into two parts of the same size. Cf. {Hemi }, {Sandelend}.] A prefix signifying half, and sometimes partly or imperfectly; as, semiannual, half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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