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siliciferous

sil·i·cif·er·ous
S s

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sil-uh-sif-er-uh s]
    • /ˌsɪl əˈsɪf ər əs/
    • /sˌɪlɪsˈɪfərəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sil-uh-sif-er-uh s]
    • /ˌsɪl əˈsɪf ər əs/

Definitions of siliciferous word

  • adjective siliciferous containing, combined with, or producing silica. 1
  • adjective siliciferous containing or yielding silicon or silica 0
  • adjective siliciferous containing or producing silica 0

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Origin of siliciferous

First appearance:

before 1790
One of the 43% newest English words
First recorded in 1790-1800; silic(a) + -i- + -ferous

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Parts of speech for Siliciferous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

siliciferous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% 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.

siliciferous usage trend in Literature

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