nickeliferous

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

adjective

containing or yielding nickel.

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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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