amphiboliferous

adjective
am·​phi·​bol·​if·​er·​ous | \ -(ˌ)bō¦lif(ə)rəs \

Definition of amphiboliferous

: containing or producing amphibole

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First Known Use of amphiboliferous

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphiboliferous

amphibole + -i- + -ferous

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“Amphiboliferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphiboliferous. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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