siliciferous

[sil-uh-sif-er-uh s]

adjective

containing, combined with, or producing silica.

Origin of siliciferous

First recorded in 1790–1800; silic(a) + -i- + -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for siliciferous

siliciferous

adjective

containing or yielding silicon or silica
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