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siliciferous

[sil-uh-sif-er-uh s] /ˌsɪl əˈsɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
containing, combined with, or producing silica.
Origin of siliciferous
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; silic(a) + -i- + -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for siliciferous

siliciferous

/ˌsɪlɪˈsɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
containing or yielding silicon or silica
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