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pomiferous

[ poh-mif-er-uhs ]
/ poʊˈmɪf ər əs /
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adjective Botany.
bearing pomes or pomelike fruits.
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Origin of pomiferous

1650–60; <Latin pōmifer fruit-bearing (see pome, -i-, -fer) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for pomiferous

pomiferous
/ (pɒˈmɪfərəs) /

adjective
(of the apple, pear, etc) producing pomes or pomelike fruits

Word Origin for pomiferous

C17: from Latin pomifer fruit-bearing
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