Balaniferous Bal`a*nif"er*ous, a. [L. balanus acorn + -ferous.] Bearing or producing acorns. [1913 Webster]

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  • balaniferous — balaniferous, a. (bæləˈnɪfərəs) [f. L. balanus acorn + iferous; cf. F. balanifère.] Acorn bearing. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • balaniferous — acorn bearing Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery 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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