from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the earthy residuum after the calcination of bone, consisting chiefly of phosphate of calcium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The earthy or mineral residue of bones which have been calcined or burned with free access of air so as to destroy the animal matter and carbon.


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