from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. wild; savage

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wild; savage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wild; savage; feral.
  • The terminal element, meaning ‘bearing’ or ‘producing,’ in some compound adjectives, with English nouns in -fer (and New Latin forms in -fer (also -ferus), m., -fera, f., -ferum, neut.): as, coniferous, cone-bearing; bacciferous, berry-producing; auriferous, gold-producing; pestiferous, pest-producing.


Latin ferus. See fierce and feral. (Wiktionary)



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