Definitions for lactiferouslækˈtɪf ər əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lac•tif•er•ouslækˈtɪf ər əs(adj.)

  1. producing or secreting milk.

  2. conveying milk or a milky fluid.

Origin of lactiferous:

1665–75; < NL lactifer that bears milk (see lacti -, -fer ) + -ous



  1. lactiferous(Adjective)

    Bearing or containing milk or a milky fluid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lactiferous(adj)

    bearing or containing milk or a milky fluid; as, the lactiferous vessels, cells, or tissue of various vascular plants


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