conchiferous


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con·chif·er·ous

 (kŏng-kĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
Having or forming a shell.
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conchiferous

(kɒŋˈkɪfərəs)
adj
1. (Zoology) (esp of molluscs) having or producing a shell
2. (Geological Science) (of rocks) containing shells
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On the structure of shells of molluscous and conchiferous animals, Trans.