- containing tin; tin-bearing
C18: from Late Latin stannum tin + -ferous
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Examples from the Web for stanniferous
All are transparent, with the exception of tin or stanniferous enamel.
It has long been a subject of doubt whether or not Egypt possessed the secret of stanniferous enamel.
A great deal has been said of the reflet mtallique and stanniferous enamel, and notably of the discovery of the latter in Italy.
Both Luneville and St. Clement have been more recently known by their stanniferous faience.
Whether he used a plumbiferous, or lead glaze; or a stanniferous, or tin glaze, we do not know.The Story of Porcelain
Sara Ware Bassett