gemmuliferous

[ jem-yoo-lif-er-uh s ]
/ ˌdʒɛm yʊˈlɪf ər əs /

adjective Zoology.

producing or reproducing by gemmules.

Nearby words

  1. gemmiparous,
  2. gemmological,
  3. gemmologist,
  4. gemmulation,
  5. gemmule,
  6. gemmy,
  7. gemology,
  8. gemot,
  9. gempylid,
  10. gems

Origin of gemmuliferous

First recorded in 1840–50; gemmule + -i- + -ferous

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