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seleniferous

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adjective sel·e·nif·er·ous \ˌse-lə-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of seleniferous

  1. :  containing or yielding selenium <seleniferous vegetation> <seleniferous soils>



1823

First Known Use of seleniferous

1823


Medical Dictionary

seleniferous

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adjective sel·e·nif·er·ous \ˌsel-ə-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of seleniferous

  1. :  containing or yielding selenium <seleniferous vegetation>




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