Definition of pyritiferous in English:

pyritiferous

adjective

Geology Mining
  • Containing or yielding pyrites.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Amos Eaton (1776–1842). From pyrites + -iferous.

Pronunciation

pyritiferous

/ˌpʌɪrʌɪˈtɪf(ə)rəs//ˌpʌɪrɪˈtɪf(ə)rəs/