conchiferous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek κόγχος ‎(kónkhos, shell) + Latin ferō ‎(I bear).

Adjective[edit]

conchiferous ‎(comparative more conchiferous, superlative most conchiferous)

  1. (biology) Having a shell (used especially of bivalve molluscs)
  2. (geology) Containing shells