Meaning of fer


Pronunciation: (fûr unstressed f&schwar), [key]
— prep., conj. Informal.
  1. for.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “that which carries” the thing specified by the initial element, used in the formation of compound words: aquifer; conifer; foraminifer.
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