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-gerous

1.
a combining form meaning “bearing,” “producing,” used in the formation of compound words:
setigerous.
Origin
< Latin -ger bearing, derivative of gerere to bear, wear; see -ous
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-gerous

combining form
1.
bearing or producing: armigerous Compare -ferous
Word Origin
from Latin -ger bearing + -ous
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