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gypsiferous

[jip-sif-er-uh s] /dʒɪpˈsɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
containing gypsum.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; gyps(um) + -i- + -ferous
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  • gypsiferous soils may not develop harmful levels of exchangeable sodium from such waters.
  • Application of equivalent gypsum content to estimate potential subsidence of gypsiferous soils.
  • Finer-grained gypsiferous sandstones and shales dominate the lower reaches of the basin.
  • These materials include expansive, collapsible, and gypsiferous soils.

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