- yielding or producing honey.
Origin of melliferous
Examples from the Web for melliferous
Historical Examples of melliferous
None of the melliferous clan, in my neighbourhood at least, is stirring as early as she is.Bramble-bees and Others
J. Henri Fabre
Grelet was a skilled apiarist, and replenished his melliferous flocks by wild swarms enticed from the forests.White Shadows in the South Seas
Honey is procured by steeping the cones of the Banksia or other melliferous flowers in water.
- forming or producing honey