plumbiferous

[pluhm-bif-er-uh s]
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Origin of plumbiferous

1790–1800; < Latin plumb(um) lead + -i- + -ferous
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Related Words for plumbiferous

lead, galena, pewter, plumbic, plumbiferous, plumbous

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British Dictionary definitions for plumbiferous

plumbiferous

adjective
  1. (of ores, rocks, etc) containing or yielding lead
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