adj. [L. cirrus, curl; ferre, to bear]
Bearing a curl or tendril.

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  • Cirriferous — Cir*rif er*ous, a. [Cirrus + ferous.] Bearing cirri, as many plants and animals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Cirrhiferous — Cir*rhif er*ous, a. See {Cirriferous}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • centrodorsal — adj. [Gr. kentron, center; L. dorsum, back] 1. Referring to central and dorsal. 2. (ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea) Pertaining to a cirriferous ossicle, fused or semifused, attached to the theca …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cirr- — combining form or cirri or cirro also cirrhi or cirrho Etymology: Latin cirrus curl …   Useful english dictionary

  • cir|rig|er|ous — «suh RIHJ uhr uhs», adjective. bearing cirri or a cirrus; cirrate; cirriferous. ╂[< cirri + Latin gerere to bear + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

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