nickeliferous

[ nik-uh-lif-er-uh s ]
/ ˌnɪk əˈlɪf ər əs /
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adjective

containing or yielding nickel.

Nearby words

  1. nickel-and-dime,
  2. nickel-cadmium battery,
  3. nickel-plate,
  4. nickelic,
  5. nickelic oxide,
  6. nickeline,
  7. nickelize,
  8. nickelodeon,
  9. nickelous,
  10. nickeltype

Origin of nickeliferous

First recorded in 1815–25; nickel + -i- + -ferous

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British Dictionary definitions for nickeliferous

nickeliferous

/ (ˌnɪkəˈlɪfərəs) /

adjective

containing nickel
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