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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Ferous \Fe"rous\, a. [L. ferus. See {Fierce}.]
     Wild; savage. [R.] --Arthur Wilson.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:



  -ferous \-fer*ous\ [L. -fer. fr. ferre to bear. See {Bear} to
     support.]
     A suffix signifying bearing, producing, yielding; as,
     auriferous, yielding gold; chyliferous, producing chyle.
     [1913 Webster]

















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