Arcifera

plural noun

Ar·​cif·​era
ärˈsif(ə)rə
: a division of the amphibian suborder Linguata including most of the frogs of the world and characterized by having the epicoracoids of the two sides overlapping each other
arciferal
(ˈ)⸗¦⸗(⸗)rəl
adjective
or arciferous
-rəs

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin arci- (from arcus bow) + New Latin -fera (neuter plural of -fer -ferous)

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“Arcifera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arcifera. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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