Calcareousness Cal*ca"re*ous*ness, n. Quality of being calcareous. [1913 Webster]

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  • calcareousness — n. chalkiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calcareousness — cal·car·e·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • calcareousness — noun see calcareous …   Useful english dictionary

  • calcareous — calcareously, adv. calcareousness, n. /kal kair ee euhs/, adj. of, containing, or like calcium carbonate; chalky: calcareous earth. [1670 80; var. of calcarious < L calcarius of lime; see CALX, ARIOUS] * * * …   Universalium

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