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Bearing a disc or discs.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. From post-classical Latin and scientific Latin discifer, adjective (1704 or earlier; compare discifer (noun) steward; from disci-, combining form of classical Latin discus + classical Latin -fer: see -ferous) + -ous.
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