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ferriferous

fer·rif·er·ous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fuh-rif-er-uh s]
    • /fəˈrɪf ər əs/
    • /fe.ˈrɪ.fə.rəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fuh-rif-er-uh s]
    • /fəˈrɪf ər əs/

Definitions of ferriferous word

  • adjective ferriferous producing or yielding iron: ferriferous rock. 1
  • adjective ferriferous producing or yielding iron; iron-bearing 0
  • adjective ferriferous bearing or containing iron 0

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Origin of ferriferous

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15; ferri- + -ferous

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Parts of speech for Ferriferous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

ferriferous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

ferriferous usage trend in Literature

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