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resiniferous

[rez-uh-nif-er-uh s]
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adjective
  1. yielding resin.
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Origin of resiniferous

First recorded in 1665–75; resin + -i- + -ferous
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Examples from the Web for resiniferous

Historical Examples

  • Resiniferous trees or shrubs, with mostly awl-shaped or needle-shaped and evergreen leaves, and moncious or dicious flowers.

    The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States

    Asa Gray


British Dictionary definitions for resiniferous

resiniferous

adjective
  1. yielding or producing resin
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