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pomiferous

[poh-mif-er-uh s] /poʊˈmɪf ər əs/
adjective, Botany.
1.
bearing pomes or pomelike fruits.
Origin of pomiferous
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin pōmifer fruit-bearing (see pome, -i-, -fer) + -ous
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pomiferous

/pɒˈmɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
(of the apple, pear, etc) producing pomes or pomelike fruits
Word Origin
C17: from Latin pomifer fruit-bearing
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