crystalliferous

crystalliferous
/kris'tl if"euhr euhs/, adj.
bearing, containing, or yielding crystals.
Also, crystalligerous /kris'tl ij"euhr euhs/.
[1880-85; CRYSTALLI- + -FEROUS]

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