cad·​mif·​er·​ous | \ (ˈ)kad¦mif(ə)rəs\

Definition of cadmiferous

: containing cadmium

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First Known Use of cadmiferous

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cadmiferous

International Scientific Vocabulary cadmi- (from New Latin cadmium) + -ferous

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