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Synonyms for calcareous

composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk


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The calcarious, mineral taste of the grapes matches the mineral nuances the oyster derives from the sea.
At El Centro the soil type was an Imperial clay (fine, calcarious montmorillionic, hyperthermic, Vertic Torrifluvent) with 4 mg [kg.sup.-1] available N and 3 g [kg.sup.-1] organic matter.
One of the most powerful tools geoscientistshave in unraveling the temperature and ice history is the ratio of oxygen isotopes in calcarious microfossils.
Majority of Pakistan soils are calcarious (CaCO3 greater than 3%) and alkaline (pH greater than 7) in nature (Sharif et al., 2000; Jafar et al., 2012); therefore, low availibility of nutrients like P and S is a big problem due to greater fixation.
The layers of tropical and citrus fru honeycomb and a calcarious dryness was a great ma for the spiced monkfish with vanilla risotto, red w sauce and basil oil.