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saliferous

[suh-lif-er-uh s] /səˈlɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
containing or producing salt:
saliferous strata.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; sal + -i- + -ferous
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saliferous

/sæˈlɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
(esp of rock strata) containing or producing salt
Word Origin
C19: from Latin salsalt + ferre to bear
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