Definition of calcrete in English:

calcrete

Line breaks: cal|crete
Pronunciation: /ˈkalkriːt/

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noun

[mass noun] Geology
  • A breccia or conglomerate cemented together by calcareous material, formed in soils in semi-arid conditions. Also called caliche.

Origin

early 20th century: from calc- + a shortened form of concrete.

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