Diamondiferous

/dʌɪəmənˈdɪf(ə)rəs/

Origin

First recorded in 1865–70; diamond + -i- + -ferous (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Diamondiferous

Diamondiferous

adjective

  1. containing or yielding diamonds for mining.

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Diamondiferous

adjective

  1. : containing diamonds diamondiferous earth

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Example sentences for Diamondiferous

  1. During 1909 various companies were formed to exploit the diamondiferous area.
  2. Well, of my thirty thousand tried acres, a hundred only are diamondiferous.
  3. Since that epoch the exploitation has been continued by lessees of the diamondiferous grounds.

Related words & Synonyms

adamantine

Nearby words

diamond-point spoon , diamondback , diamondback moth , diamondback rattlesnake , diamondback terrapin , diamorphine , diamox , diamyl sulfide , diana , diana complex

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