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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferō (I bear) + -ous.

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-ferous

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns, producing the specified material
    nectar + ‎-ferous → ‎nectariferous (producing nectar)
  2. Used to form adjectives from nouns, containing the specified material
    nickel + ‎-ferous → ‎nickeliferous (containing nickel)

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