acidiferous

adjective

ac·​i·​dif·​er·​ous
¦a-sə-¦di-f(ə-)rəs
: containing or yielding an acid

Word History

Etymology

acid entry 2 + -i- + -ferous

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acidiferous was in 1802

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“Acidiferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acidiferous. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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