Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bearing polyps; producing polypites: as, the polypiferous surface of a coral. Also polypiparous, polypigerous.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Bearing polyps, or polypites.

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  • adjective Bearing polyps

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Examples

  • {151} This may have been the case without regard to the origination of new species, but more probably it was otherwise; or why, for instance, should the polypiferous zoophyta be found almost exclusively in the limestones?

    Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation

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