calci-


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calci-

or calc-
pref.
Calcium; calcium salt; lime: calciferous.

[From Latin calx, calc-, lime; see calx.]

calci-

or before a vowel

calc-

combining form
indicating lime or calcium: calcify.
[from Latin calx, calc- limestone]

calci-

a combining form meaning “calcium,” “calcium salt,” “calcite”: calciferous.
Also, esp. before a vowel,calc-.
[< Latin calc-, s. of calx lime]
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