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laniferous

[luh-nif-er-uh s] /ləˈnɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
wool-bearing:
sheep and other laniferous animals.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin lānifer wool-bearing; see lani-, -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for laniferous

laniferous

/ləˈnɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
(biology) bearing wool or fleecy hairs resembling wool
Word Origin
C17: from Latin lānifer, from lāna wool
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