ABOUNDING IN CHALK

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CRETOSUS (-A -UM)

English-Latin dictionary. 2014.

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  • Cretaceous — Cre*ta ceous (kr[ e]*t[=a] sh[u^]s), a. [L. cretaceus, fr. creta chalk. See {Crayon}.] 1. Having the qualities of chalk; abounding with chalk; chalky; as, cretaceous rocks and formations. See {Chalk}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) Of, pertaining to,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Micraster — Mi*cras ter, n. [NL., fr. Gr. mikro s small + ? star.] (Paleon.) A genus of sea urchins, similar to Spatangus, abounding in the chalk formation; from the starlike disposal of the ambulacral furrows. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sangui- — combining form Etymology: Middle French, from Latin, from sanguis : blood sanguimotor * * * a combining form meaning blood, used in the formation of technical terms: sanguiferous. [comb. form of L sanguis, s. sanguin …   Useful english dictionary

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