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cupuliferous


cupuliferous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cupuliferous  \Cu`pu*lif"er*ous\  (k?`p?-l?f"?r-?s),  a.  [Cupule  + 
  -ferous:  cf  F.  cupulif[`e]re.] 
  Of  pertaining  to  or  resembling,  the  family  of  plants  of 
  which  the  oak  and  the  chestnut  are  examples,  --  trees  bearing 
  a  smooth,  solid  nut  inclosed  in  some  kind  of  cup  or  bur; 
  bearing,  or  furnished  with  a  cupule.