balaniferous etymology

English word balaniferous comes from Latin balanus, English -ferous

Detailed word origin of balaniferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
balanus Latin (lat) A chestnut. A date. A fruit or other object similar in form to an acorn:. A species of shellfish. A suppository. An acorn. The ben-nut (Moringa).
-ferous English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns, containing the specified material. Used to form adjectives from nouns, producing the specified material.
balaniferous English (eng) (nonce) Bearing or producing acorns.

Words with the same origin as balaniferous

Descendants of -ferous
amentiferous balsamiferous bariferous berylliferous carboniferous ceriferous culmiferous dentiferous diamondiferous ferriferous gelatiniferous gemmiferous gemmuliferous glanduliferous granuliferous iodiferous manganiferous molybdeniferous palladiferous pruniferous quartziferous tantaliferous tungsteniferous unguiferous zinciferous