argentiferous

[ ahr-juhn-tif-er-uhs ]
/ ˌɑr dʒənˈtɪf ər əs /

adjective

containing silver; silver-bearing.

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Origin of argentiferous

1795–1805; <Latin argent(um) silver + -i- + -ferous

OTHER WORDS FROM argentiferous

non·ar·gen·tif·er·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for argentiferous

argentiferous
/ (ˌɑːdʒənˈtɪfərəs) /

adjective

containing or bearing silver
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