from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix Bearing; producing; containing: carboniferous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- suffix producing the specified material
- suffix containing the specified material
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A suffix signifying bearing, producing, yielding
-fer + -ous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin ferō. (Wiktionary)
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