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calcific

[kal-sif-ik]
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adjective Zoology, Anatomy.
  1. making or converting into salt of lime or chalk.

Origin of calcific

First recorded in 1860–65; calci- + -fic
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British Dictionary definitions for calcific

calcific

adjective
  1. forming or causing to form lime or chalk
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