ag·​a·​tif·​er·​ous | \ ¦a-gə-¦ti-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of agatiferous

: bearing agate agatiferous rocks

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First Known Use of agatiferous

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agatiferous

International Scientific Vocabulary agate entry 1 + -i- + -ferous

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