ferri-


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ferri-

(word root) iron
Examples of words with the root ferri-: ferriferous

ferri-

pref.
Iron, especially ferric iron: ferricyanide.

[From Latin ferrum, iron.]

ferri-

combining form
indicating the presence of iron, esp in the trivalent state: ferricyanide; ferriferous. Compare ferro-
[from Latin ferrum iron]

ferri-

a combining form with the meanings “iron,” “ferric”: ferricyanide; ferriferous. Compare ferro-.
[< Latin, comb. form of ferrum iron]