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-gerous

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  1. a combining form meaning “bearing,” “producing,” used in the formation of compound words: setigerous.

Origin of -gerous

< Latin -ger bearing, derivative of gerere to bear, wear; see -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for -gerous

-gerous

adj combining form
  1. bearing or producingarmigerous Compare -ferous

Word Origin

from Latin -ger bearing + -ous
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