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

Origin and Etymology of lactiferous

French or Late Latin; French lactifère, from Late Latin lactifer, from Latin lact-, lac + -fer


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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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