Definition of conchiferous in English:


Syllabification: con·chif·er·ous
Pronunciation: /känˈCHifərəs


Producing, bearing, or characterized by the presence of shells.
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  • Such analysis is also applicable to limpet gastropods and monoplacophorans, and it might help in studies of developmental constraints on the aperture map through early evolution of conchiferous molluscs.
  • The limestone changes from conchiferous sandstones to consolidated coquina limestone.
  • Even today, this monumental construction causes a powerful impression, for it is a huge cement oval, covered in conchiferous limestone, and is the crowning example of National Socialist architecture.

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