Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, bearing or producing spikes; spicate; eared.
  • .—2. In ornithology, spurred; having spurs or calcars, as a fowl.

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

  • adjective obsolete Bearing ears, or spikes; spicate.

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

  • adjective obsolete Bearing ears or spikes; spicate.

Etymologies

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Latin spicifer bearing spikes or ears; spica ear + ferre to bear.

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