pomiferous

[poh-mif-er-uh s]
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adjective Botany.

bearing pomes or pomelike fruits.

Origin of pomiferous

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

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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