Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, bearing cupules.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the oak and the chestnut are examples, -- trees bearing a smooth, solid nut inclosed in some kind of cup or bur; bearing, or furnished with, a cupule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Bearing, or furnished with, a cupule.

Etymologies

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cupule +‎ -ferous: compare French cupulifère.

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