Aliferous A*lif"er*ous, a. [L. ala wing + -ferous.] Having wings, winged; aligerous. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • aliferous — āˈlif(ə)rəs, aˈ , əˈ adjective Etymology: ali + ferous : having wings * * * aliferous, a. rare 0. (əˈlɪfərəs) [f. late L. ālifer wing bearing + ous.] Bearing or having wings. in Bailey; whence in Johnson, &c …   Useful english dictionary

  • aliferous — adj. [L. ala, wing; ferre, to bear] Bearing or possessing wings …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aliferous — adjective Having wings; winged …   Wiktionary

  • aliferous — alif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • aliferous —   a. having wings …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • alate —   , aliferous   Winged, e.g. the thin appendage of tissue below the terminal facet of Encephalartos pterogonus microsporophylls or Macrozamia douglasii megasporophylls …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

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