Pomiferous
Pomiferous Po*mif"er*ous, a. [L. pomifer; pomum fruit + ferre to bear: cf. F. pomif[`e]re.] (Bot.) (a) Bearing pomes, or applelike fruits. (b) Bearing fruits, or excrescences, more or less resembling an apple. [1913 Webster]

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  • pomiferous — [pō mif′ər əs] adj. [< L pomum, fruit + FEROUS] bearing fruit, esp. pomes …   English World dictionary

  • pomiferous — /poh mif euhr euhs/, adj. Bot. bearing pomes or pomelike fruits. [1650 60; < L pomifer fruit bearing (see POME, I , FER) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pomiferous — adjective Producing or bearing pomes …   Wiktionary

  • pomiferous — bearing apples Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pomiferous — pəʊ mɪfrÉ™s adj. bearing fruit (esp. apples) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pomiferous — po·mif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • pomiferous — /pɒˈmɪfərəs/ (say po mifuhruhs) adjective bearing pomes or pome like fruits. {Latin pōmifer fruit bearing + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pomiferous — (ˈ)pō|mif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: Latin pomifer fruitbearing, from pomum + fer ferous : bearing pomes …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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

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