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jaculiferous

[jak-yuh-lif-er-uh s]
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adjective Botany, Zoology.
  1. having dartlike spines.

Origin of jaculiferous

1850–55; < New Latin jaculifer dart-bearing (jaculi-, combining form of Latin jaculum dart + -fer -fer) + -ous; see jaculate
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