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EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek κόγχος (kónkhos, shell) + Latin ferō (I bear).

AdjectiveEdit

conchiferous (comparative more conchiferous, superlative most conchiferous)

  1. (biology) Having a shell (used especially of bivalve molluscs)
  2. (geology) Containing shells