|1.||indicating a property of iron or the presence of iron: ferromagnetism; ferromanganese|
|2.||Compare ferri- indicating the presence of iron in the divalent state: ferrocyanide|
|[from Latin ferrum iron]|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
ferro- or ferr-
Ferrous iron: ferroprotein.