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gemmiferous

[ je-mif-er-uhs ]
/ dʒɛˈmɪf ər əs /
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adjective
bearing buds or gemmae; gemmiparous.
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Origin of gemmiferous

First recorded in 1650–60; gemm(a) + -i- + -ferous
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