ferreous


Related to ferreous: Ferrous gluconate, Ferrous fumarate

ferreous

(ˈfɛrɪəs)
adj
(Minerals) containing or resembling iron: a ferreous alloy; a ferreous substance.
[C17: from Latin ferreus made of iron, from ferrum iron]
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Subtile Silks of Ferreous Firmness: Buddhist Nuns in Ancient and Early Medieval Sri Lanka and their Role in the Propagation of Buddhism," The Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities, 14 (1988), 159.
Subtile Silks of Ferreous Firmness, Buddhist Nuns in Ancient and Early Medieval Sri Lanka and their Role in the Propagation of Buddhism.