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From Latin ferrum (iron).

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  • enPR: fĕr'əs, IPA(key): /ˈfɛɹəs/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛɹəs

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ferrous (comparative more ferrous, superlative most ferrous)

  1. Of or containing iron.
  2. (chemistry) Of compounds of iron in which it has a valence or oxidation number of 2.

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