a combining form with the meanings “iron,” “ferric,” used in the formation of compound words: ferriferous; ferricyanide.
- Also ferro-; especially before a vowel, ferr-.
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How to use ferri- in a sentence
Jessica Ferri on discovering their out-of-print road trip—and its refreshingly honest account of their relationship.On the Road, Old Bean: Two Brits Adventures in America | Jessica Ferri | December 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ferri Chlo is found with all proteids and nucleins and herein acts as magnetic iron, aiding the play of the electrical travel.
Obtemperantem illum propiusque congredi rubore compulsum, primo ferri ictu medium dissecat.Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
Ferri Muriat., three grs quinia, in a tablespoonful of glycerine and a little whisky.Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society | Joseph Bradford Cox
In operacione cc ferri in boltes pro nova libraria per Johannem Harpham, fabrum, 8s.Old English Libraries | Ernest Savage
The ferri or ferrid cyanide of potassium discovered by Gmelin is often, but improperly, termed red prussiate of potash.
British Dictionary definitions for ferri-
indicating the presence of iron, esp in the trivalent state: ferricyanide; ferriferous Compare ferro-
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