phosphoriferous etymology

English word phosphoriferous comes from English phosphor, English -iferous

Detailed word origin of phosphoriferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phosphor English (eng) (chemistry) Any of various compounds of transition metals or of rare earths that exhibit phosphorescence.
-iferous English (eng)
phosphoriferous English (eng) Containing, or yielding phosphorus.

Words with the same origin as phosphoriferous

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