manganiferous [mang-guh-nif-er-uh s] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Mineralogy.

  1. containing manganese.

Origin of manganiferous First recorded in 1850–55; mangan(ese) + -i- + -ferous Examples from the Web for manganiferous Historical Examples of manganiferous

  • Of much more importance are the manganiferous and the silver manganiferous ores, which are much the richest of the country.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6


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