gypsiferous


gypsiferous
bearing gypsum

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Gypsiferous — Gyp*sif er*ous (j[i^]p*s[i^]f [ e]r*[u^]s), a. [Gypsum + ferous: cf. F. gypsif[ e]re.] Containing gypsum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gypsiferous — [jip sif′ər əs] adj. [< GYPSUM + I + FEROUS] containing or yielding gypsum …   English World dictionary

  • gypsiferous — /jip sif euhr euhs/, adj. containing gypsum. [1840 50; GYPS(UM) + I + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gypsiferous — gyp·sif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • gypsiferous — gyp•sif•er•ous [[t]dʒɪpˈsɪf ər əs[/t]] adj. mir containing gypsum • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • gypsiferous — (ˌ)jip|sif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: gypsi (from gypsum) + ferous : bearing gypsum …   Useful english dictionary

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