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stoloniferous

[ stoh-luh-nif-er-uhs ]
/ ˌstoʊ ləˈnɪf ər əs /
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adjective

producing or bearing stolons.

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Origin of stoloniferous

First recorded in 1770–80; stolon + -i- + -ferous

OTHER WORDS FROM stoloniferous

sto·lon·if·er·ous·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for stoloniferous

  • Perennial, and extensively stoloniferous; bright or glaucous green.

    Grasses|H. Marshall Ward
  • In stoloniferous grasses a similar difficulty of removal may be caused in a slighter degree by the underground stems.

    Grasses|H. Marshall Ward
  • Moreover P. pratensis is a creeping stoloniferous grass, less harsh, and with less pointed leaves.

    Grasses|H. Marshall Ward
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