How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"ferro" is from "ferrum" (iron) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "iron" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|These are easy instructions for growing potassium ferricyanide crystals.|
|Ferromagnets tend to stay magnetized after being subjected to an external magnetic field.|