having or bearing gills

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Branchiferous — Bran*chif er*ous, a. (Anat.) Having gills; branchiate; as, branchiferous gastropods. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • branchiferous — bran·chif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • branchiferous — (ˈ)braŋ|kif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary branchi + ferous : branchiate …   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

  • branchi- — combining form or branchio Etymology: New Latin branchio , from Greek, from branchia 1. : gills branchiferous branchiogenous …   Useful english dictionary

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