masculine noun
1. (geology) (Chile) 
a. caliche 
En el desierto de Atacama se acumula gran cantidad de caliche.A huge amount of caliche gathers in the Atacama Desert.
1 (Latinoamérica) saltpetre bed; caliche; (terreno) nitrate-bearing ground
2 (S. Cone) (jalbegue) crust of whitewash which flakes from a wall
echar un caliche to have a screw (vulgar)
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