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[lat-uh-sif-er-uh s] /ˌlæt əˈsɪf ər əs/
adjective, Botany.
bearing or containing latex.
Origin of laticiferous
1825-35; < Latin latici- (stem of latex; see latex) + -ferous Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The index references for "laticiferous" and "Milk-vessels" were changed from 138 to 135.

  • Second layer of bark, or 'cellular envelope,' with laticiferous vessels.

    Proserpina, Volume 2 John Ruskin
  • On account of these movements in the latex, the laticiferous vessels have been denominated cinenchymatous.

    Proserpina, Volume 1 John Ruskin

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