mortiferous

adjective

mor·​tif·​er·​ous
(ˈ)mȯ(r)¦tif(ə)rəs
mortiferously adverb
mortiferousness noun
plural -es

Word History

Etymology

Latin mortifer, mortiferus, from morti- (from mort-, mors death) + -fer, -ferus -fer, -ferous

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“Mortiferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mortiferous. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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