plural noun
Ar·​cif·​era | \ ärˈsif(ə)rə \

Definition of Arcifera

: 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

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Other Words from Arcifera

arciferal \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗(⸗)rəl \ or arciferous \ -​rəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Arcifera

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

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“Arcifera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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