ferri-

ferri-

a combining form with the meanings “iron,” “ferric,” used in the formation of compound words: ferriferous; ferricyanide.
Also, ferro-; especially before a vowel, ferr-.


Origin:
< Latin, combining form of ferrum iron

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

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ferri- pref.
Iron, especially ferric ion: ferritin.

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