Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to, resembling, containing, or derived from silica or silicon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, related to, or derived from silica

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, silica; specifically, designating compounds of silicon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to silica: as, silicic ether.

Etymologies

Latin silex, silicis, a flint: compare French silicique. (Wiktionary)

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