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- adj. calciferous
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Lime-yielding; calciferous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In geology and mineralogy, lime-yielding: as, calcariferous strata.
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M. Boussingault, in a memoir which he has recently addressed to me, calls the rock of the M.rros a problematic calcariferous gneiss.