Definition of alkaligenous in English:

alkaligenous

adjective

Chemistry
rare
  • Generating or producing an alkali, or alkaline properties.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Nicholson (1753–1815), chemist and inventor. From alkali + -genous, after French alcaligène.

Pronunciation

alkaligenous

/alkəˈlɪdʒɪnəs//alkəˈlɪdʒ(ə)nəs/