argilliferous

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing or containing clay or argil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Producing clay; -- applied to such earths as abound with argil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Producing clay; rich in argil.

Etymologies

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Latin argilla white clay + -ferous.

Examples

  • - clay, especially used in pottery. argillaceous, argillous, adj. containing clay; clay-like. argilliferous, adj. yielding or containing clay. argilloid, argol, argal

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