ossiferous

ossiferous

[o-sif-er-uhs]
adjective
containing bones, especially fossil bones: ossiferous caves and rock beds.

Origin:
1815–25; < Latin ossi- (combining form of os) bone + -ferous

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ossiferous (ɒˈsɪfərəs)
 
adj
geology containing or yielding bones: ossiferous caves

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ossiferous os·sif·er·ous (ŏ-sĭf'ər-əs)
adj.
Containing or producing bone.

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