proliferous

adjective pro·lif·er·ous \ -f(ə)rəs \

Definition of proliferous

1 obsolete : prolific 2a
2 a : reproducing freely by offsets, bulbils, gemmae, or other vegetative means
3 : proliferating; specifically : producing a cluster of branchlets from a larger branch used of coral

proliferously

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of proliferous

proli- + -ferous


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