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lactiferous

adjective lac·tif·er·ous \lak-ˈti-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of LACTIFEROUS

1
:  yielding a milky juice <lactiferous plants>
2
:  secreting or conveying milk
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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

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lactiferous

adjective lac·tif·er·ous \lak-ˈtif-(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of LACTIFEROUS

:  secreting or conveying milk

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