\(ˈ)spī|sij(ə)rəs\ adjective
Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin spiciger spicate (from Latin spici- — from spica head of grain — + -ger -gerous) + English -ous

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • spicigerous — bearing spikes Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • spicigerous — spi·cig·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

  • spicate —   a. having, like or in a spike.    ♦ spical,    ♦ spicant,    ♦ spiciferous,    ♦ spiciform,    ♦ spicigerous,    ♦ spicose,    ♦ spicous, a. having spikes.    ♦ spicula,    ♦ spicule, n. small spike; small spiky body in sponges and similar… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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