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manganiferous

[mang-guh-nif-er-uh s]
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adjective Mineralogy.
  1. containing manganese.
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Origin of manganiferous

First recorded in 1850–55; mangan(ese) + -i- + -ferous
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  • Of much more importance are the manganiferous and the silver manganiferous ores, which are much the richest of the country.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6

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