discophorous

adjective

dis·​coph·​o·​rous
dəˈskäf(ə)rəs,
(ˈ)di¦s-
1
zoology : bearing a disk or disklike structure
2
: of or relating to the Discophora

Word History

Etymology

in sense 1, from disc- + -phorous; in sense 2, from New Latin Discophora + English -ous

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“Discophorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discophorous. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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