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ferriferous

[ fuh-rif-er-uhs ]
/ fəˈrɪf ər əs /
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adjective
producing or yielding iron: ferriferous rock.
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Origin of ferriferous

First recorded in 1805–15; ferri- + -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for ferriferous

ferriferous
/ (fɛˈrɪfərəs) /

adjective
producing or yielding iron; iron-bearinga ferriferous rock
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