bearing a bristle

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Styliferous — Sty*lif er*ous, a. [Style + ferous.] (Bot.) Bearing one or more styles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • styliferous — adj. [Gr. stylos, pillar; L. fero, bear] Having one or more styli …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • styliferous — sty·lif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • styliferous — (ˈ)stī|lif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: styl (II) + ferous : bearing one or more styles …   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

  • style —   n. ancient writing instrument with one sharp and one blunt end; Botany stalk like outgrowth of ovary bearing stigma.    ♦ stylate,    ♦ styliferous, a. bearing a style.    ♦ styliform, a. like a style.    ♦ styline, a.    ♦ stylite, n. ascetic… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • styl- — I. combining form or stylo Etymology: Latin stylo , from Greek styl , stylo , from stylos more at steer : pillar Stylaster …   Useful english dictionary

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