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floriferous

[ flaw-rif-er-uhs, floh- ]
/ flɔˈrɪf ər əs, floʊ- /
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adjective

producing blossoms; flower-bearing.

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Origin of floriferous

First recorded in 1650–60; from Latin flōrifer (see origin at flori-, -ferous)

OTHER WORDS FROM floriferous

flo·rif·er·ous·ly, adverbflo·rif·er·ous·ness, nounnon·flo·rif·er·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for floriferous

floriferous
/ (flɔːˈrɪfərəs) /

adjective

bearing or capable of bearing many flowers
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