crystalliferous etymology

English word crystalliferous comes from English -iferous, English crystal

Detailed word origin of crystalliferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-iferous English (eng)
crystal English (eng) Very clear. (countable) A piece of glimmering, shining mineral resembling ice or glass.. (countable) A solid composed of an array of atoms or molecules possessing long-range order and arranged in a pattern which is periodic in three dimensions.. (uncountable) A fine type of glassware, or the material used to make it.. (uncountable, slang) Crystal meth: methamphetamine hydrochloride.. The [...]
crystalliferous English (eng) Containing or producing crystals.

Words with the same origin as crystalliferous

Descendants of -iferous
coloriferous coralliferous fossiliferous galeniferous gasiferous guaniferous gummiferous insectiferous lamelliferous mammaliferous manniferous muriatiferous nectariferous nitrogeniferous ocelliferous ozoniferous papuliferous phosphoriferous polleniferous pyritiferous siliciferous stoloniferous sulphuriferous uriniferous