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Gammerstang commented on the word porphyroferous
Possibly porphyr- L. fr Gr. porphyra, purple fish, murex, purple
Prefixes meaning purple, dark red. & ferous
-ferous; suffix: -iferous having, bearing, or containing (a specified thing).
January 17, 2018
sionnach commented on the word porphyroferous
"The branches of porphyroferous trees intertwined with those of the Black Leafed Limia to form a tunnel, penetrated here and there by a ray of hazy light"
Nabokov, Terra Incognita.
November 23, 2008
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