mammaliferous etymology

English word mammaliferous comes from English mammal, English -iferous

Detailed word origin of mammaliferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mammal English (eng) (paleontology) A vertebrate with three bones in the inner ear and one in the jaw.. An animal of the class Mammalia, characterized by being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding milk to its young.
-iferous English (eng)
mammaliferous English (eng) (geology, archaic) Containing mammalian remains.

Words with the same origin as mammaliferous

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