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-ferous

Pronunciation: /f(ə)rəs/
(usually -iferous)

Definition of -ferous in English:

combiningForm

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

Origin

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

Derivatives

-ferously

1
combiningForm

-ferousness

2
combiningForm

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