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-gerous

Pronunciation: /dʒ(ə)rəs/

Definition of -gerous in English:

combiningForm

Bearing (a specified thing): armigerous

Origin

from Latin -ger 'bearing' (from the root of gerere 'to bear, carry') + -ous.

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