Monday, May 13, 2013
Definitions for melliferous
- yielding or producing honey.
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Citations for melliferous
He writes of the melliferous odor of linden blossoms; of the fields rushing to meet him; of trees, castles and people; of the greensward that serves him as a dining table; and of the little old ladies who joyfully smile at him.
Already he had the melliferous taste of victory on his tongue.
Origin of melliferous
Melliferous derives from the Latin word mellifer meaning "honey-bearing."