Definitions for micaceous-ˈkeɪ ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mi•caˈmaɪ kə(n.)

  1. any member of a group of minerals, hydrous silicates of aluminum usu. with potassium, sodium, or calcium, that separate readily into thin, tough, often transparent laminae.

    Category: Mineralogy

Origin of mica:

1700–10; < L mīca crumb, grain

mi•ca′ceous-ˈkeɪ ʃəs(adj.)


  1. micaceous(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, consisting of, or containing mica.

  2. micaceous(Adjective)

    Resembling mica, laminated, sparkling.

  3. micaceous(Adjective)

    sparkling; brilliant

    The book review was a micaceous example of perfection.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Micaceous(adj)

    pertaining to, or containing, mica; splitting into laminae or leaves like mica


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