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- suffix Bearing or producing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A suffix signifying bearing, producing
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A terminal element in words of Latin origin, the common adjective form of -ger, ‘-bearing,’ as in cornigerous, etc.
From Latin gero ("I carry") (from gerere ("to bear, carry")) + English -ous; see jest. (Wiktionary)
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