nickeliferous

adjective
nick·​el·​if·​er·​ous | \ ˌni-kə-ˈli-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce nickeliferous (audio) \

Definition of nickeliferous

: containing nickel

First Known Use of nickeliferous

1821, in the meaning defined above

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