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nickeliferous

[nik-uh-lif-er-uh s]
adjective
  1. containing or yielding nickel.
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Origin of nickeliferous

First recorded in 1815–25; nickel + -i- + -ferous
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Historical Examples of nickeliferous

  • Near Inveraray, nickeliferous ore has been obtained at two localities.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5

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British Dictionary definitions for nickeliferous

nickeliferous

adjective
  1. containing nickel
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