ferrous

adjective fer·rous \ ˈfer-əs , ˈfe-rəs \

Definition of ferrous

1 :of, relating to, or containing iron
2 :being or containing divalent iron

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Origin and Etymology of ferrous

New Latin ferrosus, from Latin ferrum

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FERROUS Defined for English Language Learners

ferrous

adjective

Definition of ferrous for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or containing iron


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ferrous

adjective fer·rous \ ˈfer-əs \

medical Definition of ferrous

1 :of, relating to, or containing iron
2 :being or containing iron with a valence of two

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