: generating dew

Word History


Latin rorifer roriferous (from ror-, ros dew + -fer -ferous) + English -ous

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roriferous was in 1592

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“Roriferous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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