Cretaceously \Cre*ta"ceous*ly\, adv. In a chalky manner; as chalk. [1913 Webster]

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  • cretaceous — cretaceously, adv. /kri tay sheuhs/, adj. 1. resembling or containing chalk. 2. (cap.) Geol. noting or pertaining to a period of the Mesozoic Era, from 140 million to 65 million years ago, characterized by the greatest development and subsequent… …   Universalium

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