melliferous

adjective

mel·​lif·​er·​ous
(ˈ)me¦lif(ə)rəs
: producing or yielding honey

Word History

Etymology

Latin mellifer (from mell- + -fer -ferous) + English -ous

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“Melliferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melliferous. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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