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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having pores.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Provided with pores; specifically, of or pertaining to the Porifera; poriferal: distinguished from osculiferous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective full of pores or vessels or holes

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin porus, pore; see poriferan + –ferous.]

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