Definition of -ferous in English:

-ferous

Syllabification: -ferous
(usually -iferous)

suffix

Having, bearing, or containing (a specified thing): Carboniferous pestiferous

Origin

from French -fère or Latin -fer 'producing', from ferre 'to bear'.

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