- calico bass,
- calico bug,
- calico bush
Origin of caliche
Examples from the Web for caliche
And if the road passed over the caliche flat thered be wheel marks; that was sure.
The caliche varies in thickness from a few inches to 10 or 12 feet, and rests on a soft stratum of earth called cova.
Undoubtedly this is what will ultimately take place, when the richer quality of the caliche has been exhausted.
The man whirled and started on a staggering run along the rim of the caliche he had been travelling.
The caliche, or raw nitrate of soda, is not equally distributed over the pampas.
Word Origin for caliche
sodium nitrate deposits in Chile and Peru, 1858, from American Spanish, from Spanish caliche "pebble in a brick," from Latin calx "pebble" (see chalk (n.)).