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gypsiferous

[jip-sif-er-uh s] /dʒɪpˈsɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
containing gypsum.
Origin of gypsiferous
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; gyps(um) + -i- + -ferous
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