oleiferous

[ oh-lee-if-er-uhs ]
/ ˌoʊ liˈɪf ər əs /

adjective

giving rise to oil, as certain seeds or hypha.

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Origin of oleiferous

1795–1805; <Latin ole(um) oil + -i- + -ferous

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