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crystalliferous

[kris-tl-if-er-uh s]
adjective
  1. bearing, containing, or yielding crystals.
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Also crys·tal·lig·er·ous [kris-tl-ij-er-uh s] /ˌkrɪs tlˈɪdʒ ər əs/.

Origin of crystalliferous

First recorded in 1880–85; crystalli- + -ferous
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Historical Examples of crystalliferous

  • Thus the azoic group is crystalliferous, or crystal-bearing.

    The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences

    Edward Hitchcock