Etymology

1. ferric

adjective. of or relating to or containing iron.

Etymology

  • ferricus (Latin)
  • ferrum (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word ferric


1. Adjective
Chelated iron in the form of ferric ammonium citrate can be added to a tree by way of a capsule inserted into a hole drilled in the base of the trunk.

2. Noun, singular or mass
However, if the water is red initially, the type of iron in your water is called ferric.

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