Hederiferous Hed`er*if"er*ous, a. [L. hedera ivy + -ferous.] Producing ivy; ivy-bearing. [1913 Webster]

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  • hederiferous — ivy bearing Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hederiferous — hedeˈriferous, a. [f. L. hedera ivy + ferous.] Bearing or producing ivy. in Blount Glossogr. in Bailey. In mod. Dicts …   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

  • hederaceous —   a. pertaining to or like ivy.    ♦ hederate, a. crowned with ivy.    ♦ hederic, a.    ♦ hederiferous, a. bearing ivy.    ♦ hederiform, a. shaped like ivy leaves.    ♦ hederigerent, a. bearing or ornamented with ivy.    ♦ hederose, a. having… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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