elytriferous


elytriferous
having or bearing hardened forewings

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • elytriferous — el·y·trif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • elytriferous — |elə.|trif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: elytr + ferous : bearing elytra used especially of segments of certain polychaetes …   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

  • elytron —   n. (pl. ra) insect s hardened forewing, forming case for hind wing.    ♦ elytral, a.    ♦ elytriferous,    ♦ elytrigerous, a. bearing elytra.    ♦ elytriform, a. like elytra …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • elytrum —   n. (pl. ra) insect s hardened forewing, forming case for hind wing.    ♦ elytral, a.    ♦ elytriferous,    ♦ elytrigerous, a. bearing elytra.    ♦ elytriform, a. like elytra …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • elytr- — combining form or elytri or elytro Etymology: probably from New Latin, from elytron 1. : elytron elytroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • elytrigerous — |elə.|trij(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: elytr + gerous : elytriferous …   Useful english dictionary


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