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floriferous

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adjective flo·rif·er·ous \flȯ-ˈri-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of floriferous

  1. :  bearing flowers; especially :  blooming freely

floriferousness

noun


Origin and Etymology of floriferous

Latin florifer, from flori- + -fer fer


First Known Use: 1678

Rhymes with floriferous


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