nickeliferous

nickeliferous
\\|nikə|lif(ə)rəs\ adjective
Etymology: nickel (I) + -iferous
: containing nickel

nickeliferous pyrrhotite

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/nik'euh lif"euhr euhs/, adj.
containing or yielding nickel.
[1815-25; NICKEL + -I- + -FEROUS]

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nickelifˈerous adjective
Containing nickel
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Main Entry:nickel

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