Calcareous vs Calciphilous - What's the difference?

calcareous | calciphilous |


As adjectives the difference between calcareous and calciphilous

is that calcareous is resembling or containing calcium carbonate or limestone; chalky while calciphilous is (botany|of a plant) suited to a calcareous soil.

calcareous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Resembling or containing calcium carbonate or limestone; chalky.
  • calciphilous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (botany, of a plant) Suited to a calcareous soil
  • Antonyms

    * calciphobous