1875–80; < French diamantifère, equivalent to diamant diamond + -ifère; see -i-, -ferous (Source: dictionary.com)
Late 19th century from French diamantifère, from diamant ‘diamond’ + -fère ‘producing’. (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Diamantiferous
- (of a rock formation, region, etc.) producing or yielding diamonds.
- : diamondiferous
Example sentences for Diamantiferous
- He encouraged the workings at Jagersfontein, and he also called attention to the diamantiferous neck at Kimberley.
- It is noticeable that the walls are not of the formation which is diamantiferous.
- A screen, or cylinder wash mill and elevator, were used for dealing with the diamantiferous soil, and were described.
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