iodiferous etymology

English word iodiferous comes from English iodine, English -ferous

Detailed word origin of iodiferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iodine English (eng) (countable, uncountable, obsolete) An iodide.. A chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens.. An antiseptic incorporating the element. (transitive) to treat with iodine.
-ferous English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns, containing the specified material. Used to form adjectives from nouns, producing the specified material.
iodiferous English (eng) Containing or producing iodine.

Words with the same origin as iodiferous

Descendants of iodine
caesium iodide curium iodide diiodide hydrogen iodide iodhydrin iodian iodide iodinase iodinate iodiodide iodozone iodyrite iron iodide kalium iodide lithium iodide potassium iodide scandium iodide triiodide
Descendants of -ferous
amentiferous balsamiferous bariferous berylliferous carboniferous ceriferous culmiferous dentiferous diamondiferous ferriferous gelatiniferous gemmiferous gemmuliferous glanduliferous granuliferous manganiferous molybdeniferous palladiferous pruniferous quartziferous tantaliferous tungsteniferous unguiferous zinciferous