floriferous

[flaw-rif-er-uh s, floh-]

Origin of floriferous

1650–60; < Latin flōrifer (see flori-, -fer) + -ous
Related formsflo·rif·er·ous·ly, adverbflo·rif·er·ous·ness, nounnon·flo·rif·er·ous, adjective
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floriferous

adjective
  1. bearing or capable of bearing many flowers
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