roriferous

adjective
ro·​rif·​er·​ous | \ rȯˈrif(ə)rəs \

Definition of roriferous

: generating dew

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First Known Use of roriferous

1592, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roriferous

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

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“Roriferous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roriferous. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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