[paw-rif-er-uh s, poh-, puh-] /pɔˈrɪf ər əs, poʊ-, pə-/
bearing or having .
(biology) having many pores
another word for poriferan (sense 2)
[pawr-uh-fawrm, pohr-] /ˈpɔr əˌfɔrm, ˈpoʊr-/ adjective 1. resembling a pore in form.
/pɒˈraɪnə/ noun 1. (NZ)
[pawr, pohr] /pɔr, poʊr/ verb (used without object), pored, poring. 1. to read or study with steady attention or application: a scholar poring over a rare old manuscript. 2. to gaze earnestly or steadily: to pore over a painting. 3. to meditate or ponder intently (usually followed by over, on, or upon): He pored over […]
noun a passion for wandering or journeying away from home Word Origin Greek poreia ‘journey’