diatomaceous

[ dahy-uh-tuh-mey-shuhs ]

adjective
  1. consisting of or containing diatoms or their fossil remains.

Origin of diatomaceous

1
1840–50; <New Latin Diatomace(ae) an order name (see diatom, -aceae) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for diatomaceous

diatomaceous

/ (ˌdaɪətəˈmeɪʃəs) /


adjective
  1. of, relating to, consisting of, or containing diatoms or their fossil remains

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