calcariferous

[ kal-kuh-rif-er-uhs ]
/ ˌkæl kəˈrɪf ər əs /

adjective Biology.

bearing a spur or spurs.

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Origin of calcariferous

1850–55; <Latin calcarcalcar1 + -i- + -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for calcariferous

calcariferous
/ (ˌkælkəˈrɪfərəs) /

adjective

biology having a spur or spurs
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