[lat-uh-sif-er-uh s]

adjective Botany.

bearing or containing latex.

Origin of laticiferous

1825–35; < Latin latici- (stem of latex; see latex) + -ferous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for laticiferous

Historical Examples of laticiferous

  • The index references for "Laticiferous" and "Milk-vessels" were changed from 138 to 135.

  • Second layer of bark, or 'cellular envelope,' with laticiferous vessels.

  • On account of these movements in the latex, the laticiferous vessels have been denominated cinenchymatous.