an·​gu·​lif·​er·​ous | \ ¦aŋgyə¦lif(ə)rəs\

Definition of anguliferous

of a gastropod shell
: having the last whorl angular

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First Known Use of anguliferous

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anguliferous

anguli- + -ferous

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to spread over or through

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