carniferous

[ kahr-nif-er-uh s ]
/ kɑrˈnɪf ər əs /
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adjective

bearing flesh.

Nearby words

  1. carnelian,
  2. carneous,
  3. carnet,
  4. carney,
  5. carnic alps,
  6. carnification,
  7. carnify,
  8. carniola,
  9. carnitas,
  10. carnitine

Origin of carniferous

1835–45; < Latin carni- (combining form of carō flesh) + -ferous

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