cupuliferous


cupuliferous
bearing cupules

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Cupuliferous — Cu pu*lif er*ous (k? p? l?f ?r ?s), a. [Cupule + ferous: cf. F. cupulif[ e]re.] Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the oak and the chestnut are examples, trees bearing a smooth, solid nut inclosed in some kind of cup… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cupuliferous — adjective see cupuliferae * * * cūpūlifˈerous adjective 1. Of the Cupuliferae 2. Bearing cupules • • • Main Entry: ↑cupule * * * cupuliferous, a. Bot. (kjuːpjuːˈlɪfərəs) [f. L. cūpula …   Useful english dictionary

  • cupuliferous — cu·pu·lif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • Cupulate — Cu pu*late (k? p? l?t), a. Having or bearing cupules; cupuliferous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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