nectariferous

[nek-tuh-rif-er-uh s]

adjective Botany.

producing nectar.

Origin of nectariferous

First recorded in 1750–60; nectar + -i- + -ferous
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Related Words for nectariferous

alveolate, faveolate, melliferous, nectariferous, nectarous

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