Spire bearer
Spire Spire, n. [L. spira coil, twist; akin to Gr. ???: cf. F. spire.] 1. A spiral; a curl; a whorl; a twist. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geom.) The part of a spiral generated in one revolution of the straight line about the pole. See {Spiral}, n. [1913 Webster]

{Spire bearer}. (Paleon.) Same as {Spirifer}. [1913 Webster]


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