[ spuh-rif-er-uh s ]
/ spəˈrɪf ər əs /


bearing spores.

Origin of sporiferous

First recorded in 1830–40; spor- + -i- + -ferous
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Examples from the Web for sporiferous

  • Passing over the rest of the sporiferous fungi, we find amongst the Ascomycetous group several that are highly esteemed.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke