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seleniferous

[sel-uh-nif-er-uh s]
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  1. containing or yielding selenium.

Origin of seleniferous

First recorded in 1815–25; selen(ium) + -i- + -ferous
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Historical Examples

  • There is no other exposure of the seleniferous shales of the zone; their course is masked by a rich belt of woodland.

    Edge Hill

    Edwin Walford