Kaligenous Ka*lig"e*nous, a. [Kali + -genous. See {Alkali}.] Forming alkalies with oxygen, as some metals. [1913 Webster]

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  • kaligenous — ka·lig·e·nous …   English syllables

  • kaligenous — kəˈlijənəs, (ˈ)ka|l adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary kali alkali (from New Latin) + genous : forming alkalies used of the alkali metals …   Useful english dictionary

  • -genous — comb. form forming adjectives meaning produced (endogenous). * * * jənəs adjective combining form Etymology: gen + ous 1. : producing : yielding alkaligenous 2. : produced by : arising or originating in …   Useful english dictionary

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