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calcariferous

[kal-kuh-rif-er-uh s]
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adjective Biology.
  1. bearing a spur or spurs.
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Origin of calcariferous

1850–55; < Latin calcar calcar1 + -i- + -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for calcariferous

calcariferous

adjective
  1. biology having a spur or spurs
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