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plumbiferous

[ pluhm-bif-er-uhs ]
/ plʌmˈbɪf ər əs /
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adjective

yielding or containing lead.

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Origin of plumbiferous

1790–1800; <Latin plumb(um) lead + -i- + -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for plumbiferous

plumbiferous
/ (plʌmˈbɪfərəs) /

adjective

(of ores, rocks, etc) containing or yielding lead
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