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[lat-uh-sif-er-uh s]
adjective Botany.
  1. bearing or containing latex.
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Origin of laticiferous

1825–35; < Latin latici- (stem of latex; see latex) + -ferous
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Examples from the Web for laticiferous

Historical Examples

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

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • 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.