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diamondiferous

[dahy-muh n-dif-er-uh s, dahy-uh-]
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  1. containing or yielding diamonds for mining.
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Origin of diamondiferous

First recorded in 1865–70; diamond + -i- + -ferous
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Related Words

adamantine, diamondiferous

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Historical Examples

  • Well, of my thirty thousand tried acres, a hundred only are diamondiferous.

    A Simpleton

    Charles Reade

  • Since that epoch the exploitation has been continued by lessees of the diamondiferous grounds.

  • During 1909 various companies were formed to exploit the diamondiferous area.