spiriferous

spiriferous

[spahy-rif-er-uhs]
adjective
having a spire or spiral parts.
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spire2 (spaɪə)
 
n
1.  any of the coils or turns in a spiral structure
2.  the apical part of a spiral shell
 
[C16: from Latin spīra a coil, from Greek speira]
 
spiriferous2
 
adj

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