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si·li·ceous

 (sĭ-lĭsh′əs)
adj.
Containing, resembling, relating to, or consisting of silica.

[From Latin siliceus, of flint, from silex, silic-, flint.]
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siliceous

(sɪˈlɪʃəs) or

silicious

adj
1. (Geological Science) of, relating to, or containing abundant silica: siliceous deposits; a siliceous clay.
2. (Botany) (of plants) growing in or needing soil rich in silica
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si•li•ceous

or si•li•cious

(səˈlɪʃ əs)

adj.
containing, consisting of, or resembling silica.
[1650–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.siliceous - relating to or containing or resembling silica; "gritrock is siliceous sandstone"
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siliceous

[sɪˈlɪʃəs] ADJsilíceo
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siliceous

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