Septiferous
Septiferous Sep*tif"er*ous, a. [Septum + -ferous: cf. F. septif[`e]re.] (Bot.) Bearing a partition; -- said of the valves of a capsule. [1913 Webster]

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  • Septiferous — Sep*tif er*ous, a. [Gr. ??? putrefied + ferous.] Conveying putrid poison; as, the virulence of septiferous matter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • septiferous — having barriers Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • septiferous — septifˈerous adjective Having partitions • • • Main Entry: ↑septum …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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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