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Pronunciation: /ˈfɛrəʊ/

Definition of ferro- in English:


1Containing iron: ferroconcrete
1.1 Chemistry Of iron with a valency of two; ferrous. Compare with ferri-.


From Latin ferrum 'iron'.

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