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ferro-

Pronunciation: /ˈfɛrəʊ/

Definition of ferro- in English:

combiningForm

1.1 Chemistry Of iron with a valency of two; ferrous. Compare with ferri-.

Origin

from Latin ferrum 'iron'.

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