Aluminiferous A*lu`mi*nif"er*ous, a. [L. alumen alum + -ferous: cf. F. aluminif[`e]re.] Containing alum. [1913 Webster]

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  • aluminiferous — [ə lo͞o΄mə nif′ər əs] adj. yielding or containing alumina or alum …   English World dictionary

  • aluminiferous — /euh looh meuh nif euhr euhs/, adj. containing or yielding aluminum. [ALUMIN + I + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aluminiferous — adjective containing, or yielding aluminium or its ore …   Wiktionary

  • aluminiferous — bearing aluminum Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • aluminiferous — alu·mi·nif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • aluminiferous — /əˌluməˈnɪfərəs/ (say uh.loohmuh nifuhruhs), /əlˌju / (say uhl.yooh ) adjective containing or yielding aluminium. {alumini(um) + ferous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • aluminiferous — adjective containing alum or aluminum • Similar to: ↑metallic, ↑metal …   Useful english dictionary

  • alum — noun a) the double sulphate of potassium and aluminium with chemical formula KSO.Al(SO).24HO. b) Any similar double sulphate in which either or both of the potassium and aluminium is wholly or partly replaced by other univalent or tervalent… …   Wiktionary

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • alumiferous — |alyə|mif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: alum or aluminum + i + ferous : aluminiferous …   Useful english dictionary

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