seleniferous

adjective
sel·​e·​nif·​er·​ous | \ ˌse-lə-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce seleniferous (audio) \

Definition of seleniferous

: containing or yielding selenium seleniferous vegetation seleniferous soils

First Known Use of seleniferous

1823, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about seleniferous

Time Traveler for seleniferous

Time Traveler

The first known use of seleniferous was in 1823

See more words from the same year

Statistics for seleniferous

Cite this Entry

“Seleniferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seleniferous. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for seleniferous

seleniferous

adjective
sel·​e·​nif·​er·​ous | \ ˌsel-ə-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs How to pronounce seleniferous (audio) \

Medical Definition of seleniferous

: containing or yielding selenium seleniferous vegetation

Comments on seleniferous

What made you want to look up seleniferous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three bears two of them look like theyre whispering to a third bear who looks chuffed to be the center of attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!