Lauriferous Lau*rif"er*ous, a. [L. laurifer; laurus + ferre to bear.] Producing, or bringing, laurel. [1913 Webster]

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  • lauriferous — adjective Producing, or bringing, laurel …   Wiktionary

  • lauriferous — bearing laurels Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lauriferous — † lauˈriferous, a. Obs. rare 0. [f. L. laurifer, f. laurus laurel + ous.] Laurel bearing. in Blount Glossogr. 1721–1800 in Bailey. Hence in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • laureate — 1. adjective /ˈlɒ.ɹiː.ət,ˈlɔː(ɹ).iː.ət/ Crowned, or decked, with laurel. To strew the laureate hearse where Lycid lies. 2. noun /ˈlɒ.ɹiː.ət,ˈlɔː(ɹ).iː.ət/ a) One crowned with laurel; a poet laureate b) A …   Wiktionary

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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