galeniferous etymology

English word galeniferous comes from English -iferous, English galena

Detailed word origin of galeniferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-iferous English (eng)
galena English (eng) (medicine, obsolete) A remedy or antidose for poison; theriac.. (mineral) A mineral, lead sulphide (PbS), mined as an ore for lead. [From circa 1600.].
galeniferous English (eng) Of a mineral or deposit: that contains galena.

Words with the same origin as galeniferous

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