alif·​er·​ous | \ āˈlif(ə)rəs, aˈ-, əˈ- \

Definition of aliferous

: having wings

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First Known Use of aliferous

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aliferous

ali- + -ferous

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“Aliferous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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