Diamantiferous Di`a*man*tif"er*ous, a. [F. diamant diamond + -ferous.] Yielding diamonds. [1913 Webster]

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  • diamantiferous — /duy euh man tif euhr euhs/, adj. Mining. diamondiferous. [1875 80; < F diamantifère, equiv. to diamant DIAMOND + ifère; see I , FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • diamantiferous — bearing diamonds Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • diamantiferous — adj. yielding diamonds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diamantiferous — [ˌdʌɪəmən tɪf(ə)rəs] adjective (of a region or rock formation) producing or yielding diamonds …   English new terms dictionary

  • diamantiferous — di·a·man·tif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • diamantiferous — /daɪəmənˈtɪfərəs/ (say duyuhmuhn tifuhruhs) adjective containing diamonds. Also, diamondiferous. {see diamond, ferous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • diamantiferous — adj. diamond yielding. Etymology: F diamantifegravere f. diamant DIAMOND …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diamond — This article is about the mineral. For the gemstone, see Diamond (gemstone). For other uses, including the shape ◊, see Diamond (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • dia|mon|dif|er|ous — «DY muhn DIHF uhr uhs, DY uh », adjective. = diamantiferous. (Cf. ↑diamantiferous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heavy mineral sands ore deposits — Heavy minerals (dark) in a quartz beach sand (Chennai, India). Heavy mineral sands are a class of ore deposit which is an important source of zirconium, titanium, thorium, tungsten, rare earth elements, the industrial minerals diamond …   Wikipedia

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