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spiriferous

[ spahy-rif-er-uhs ]
/ spaɪˈrɪf ər əs /
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adjective
having a spire or spiral parts.
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Origin of spiriferous

First recorded in 1855–60; from New Latin, equivalent to spīr(a) “coil” + -i- + -ferous; see also spiral, -fer
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