Meaning of crystalligerous in English:

crystalligerous

adjective

rare Biology
  • Of a spore or cell: containing a crystal or crystals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ray Lankester (1847–1929), zoologist. From crystal + -igerous.

Pronunciation

crystalligerous

/ˌkrɪstəˈlɪdʒ(ə)rəs/ /ˌkrɪst(ə)lˈɪdʒ(ə)rəs/