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ig|nif|er|ous
ig|nif|er|ous «ihg NIHF uhr uhs», adjective.
bringing or producing fire.
[< Latin ignis fire + English -ferous]

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  • som|nif´er|ous|ly — som|nif|er|ous «som NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. 1. causing sleep. 2. = sleepy. (Cf. ↑sleepy) ╂[< Latin somnifer (< somnus sleep + ferre to bring) + English ous] –som|nif´er|ous|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • som|nif|er|ous — «som NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. 1. causing sleep. 2. = sleepy. (Cf. ↑sleepy) ╂[< Latin somnifer (< somnus sleep + ferre to bring) + English ous] –som|nif´er|ous|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • co|nif´er|ous|ly — co|nif|er|ous «kuh NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. 1. bearing cones. 2. belonging to the conifers. 3. of or characterized chiefly by conifers: »a coniferous forest. –co|nif´er|ous|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • co|nif|er|ous — «kuh NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. 1. bearing cones. 2. belonging to the conifers. 3. of or characterized chiefly by conifers: »a coniferous forest. –co|nif´er|ous|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cor|nif|er|ous — «kr NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. Geology. of or having to do with a portion of the Devonian system containing hornstone. ╂[< Latin cornifer hornbearing + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • la|nif|er|ous — «luh NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. wool bearing; woolly. ╂[< Latin lānifer (< lāna wool + ferre to bear) + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • spi|nif|er|ous — «spy NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. having or covered with spines; spiny. ╂[< Latin spīnifer (< spīna; see etym. under spine; + ferre to bear) + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • vi|nif|er|ous — «vy NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. yielding or producing wine. ╂[< Latin vīnifer (< vīnum wine) + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gra|nif|er|ous — «gruh NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. producing or bearing grain, or seeds like grain. ╂[< Latin grānum grain + English ferous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • so|nif|er|ous — «soh NIHF uhr uhs», adjective. carrying or producing sound. ╂[< Latin sonus sound + English ferous] …   Useful english dictionary