-gerous

adjective combining form

j(ə)rəs
: bearing, producing
preceded by i
crystalligerous
dentigerous

Word History

Etymology

Latin -ger (from gerere to bear, wage, cherish) or French -gère (from Latin -ger) + English -ous

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“-gerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-gerous. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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