Nuciferous Nu*cif"er*ous, a. [L. nux, nucis, nut + -ferous.] Bearing, or producing, nuts. [1913 Webster]

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  • nuciferous — adj. Bot. bearing nuts. * * * nuciferous /nū sifˈə rəs/ (botany) adjective Nut bearing ORIGIN: L nux, nucis nut, and ferre to bear …   Useful english dictionary

  • nuciferous — nut bearing Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • nuciferous — [nju: sɪf(ə)rəs] adjective Botany bearing nuts …   English new terms dictionary

  • nuciferous —   a. yielding nuts.    ♦ nuciform, a. nut shaped.    ♦ nucivorous, a. nut eating …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • nuci- — [ nju:si] combining form of a nut or nuts: nuciferous. Origin from L. nux, nuc nut …   English new terms dictionary

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