Definition of lactiferous
1 : yielding a milky juice <lactiferous plants>
2 : secreting or conveying milk
Origin of lactiferous
French or Late Latin; French lactifère, from Late Latin lactifer, from Latin lact-, lac + -fer
First Known Use: circa 1674
Rhymes with lactiferous
Medical Definition of lactiferous
: secreting or conveying milk
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