turriferous

bearing towers

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • turriferous — (ˌ)təˈrif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: Latin turrifer turriferous (from turris tower + fer ferous) + English ous : bearing towers …   Useful english dictionary

  • turriferous — tur·rif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • 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

  • turrical —   a. turret like.    ♦ turricular,    ♦ turriculate a.    ♦ turriferous, a. bearing towers …   Dictionary of difficult words

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