seleniferous

[ sel-uh-nif-er-uh s ]
/ ˌsɛl əˈnɪf ər əs /
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adjective

containing or yielding selenium.

Nearby words

  1. selene,
  2. selenga,
  3. selenic,
  4. selenic acid,
  5. selenide,
  6. selenious,
  7. selenious acid,
  8. selenite,
  9. selenitic,
  10. selenium

Origin of seleniferous

First recorded in 1815–25; selen(ium) + -i- + -ferous

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Examples from the Web for seleniferous

  • There is no other exposure of the seleniferous shales of the zone; their course is masked by a rich belt of woodland.

    Edge Hill|Edwin Walford