lethiferous

[ li-thif-er-uhs ]
/ lɪˈθɪf ər əs /

adjective Archaic.

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Origin of lethiferous

1645–55; <Latin lētifer (lēti-, combining form of lētum death (see lethal) + -fer bearing) + -ous; see -ferous
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