\(ˈ)glü|mif(ə)rəs\ adjective
Etymology: glume + -iferous
: bearing glumes

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glumifˈerous adjective
Having glumes
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Main Entry:glume

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • glumiferous — bearing glumes Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • glumiferous — glu·mif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • 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

  • glume —   n. dry bract of grass flower.    ♦ glumaceous,    ♦ glumose, a. like or composed of glumes    ♦ glumiferous, a. bearing glumes …   Dictionary of difficult words

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