Definition for DOR-SIF'ER-OUS, or DOR-SIP'AR-OUS

DOR-SIF'ER-OUS, or DOR-SIP'AR-OUS, a. [L. dorsum, the back, and fero or pario, to bear.]

In botany, bearing or producing seeds on the back of their leaves; an epithet given to ferns or plants of the capillary kind without stalks. – Encyc.

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