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gemmiferous

[je-mif-er-uh s]
adjective
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • It is believed that the same laws hold good with the gemmiferous vesicles of Zoophytes.

    The Foundations of the Origin of Species

    Charles Darwin