Auriferous definitions

ô-rĭf'ər-əs
Containing gold; gold-bearing.
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Bearing or yielding gold.
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Containing or producing gold; gold-bearing.
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Origin of auriferous

From Latin aurifer (“gold-bearing”) + the English suffix -ous. The Latin term in turn derived from aurum (“gold”) + ferō (“I carry”).