poriferous

adjective
po·​rif·​er·​ous | \ -rəs \

Definition of poriferous

1 : provided with pores
2 [New Latin Porifera + English -ous] : of or relating to the Porifera

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History and Etymology for poriferous

Latin porus pore + English -iferous

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“Poriferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poriferous. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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