calcify

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Borrowing from French calcifier.

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calcify (third-person singular simple present calcifies, present participle calcifying, simple past and past participle calcified)

  1. (transitive) To make something hard and stony by impregnating with calcium salts.
  2. (intransitive) To become hard and stony by impregnation with calcium salts.

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