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umbriferous Line breaks: um¦brif¦er|ous
Pronunciation: /ʌmˈbrɪf(ə)rəs/

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Definition of umbriferous in English:


Providing shade: lugubrious gardens with their umbriferous vines
More example sentences
  • The vegetation is umbriferous bulbiferous forest.
  • This reserve is located in a transitional area between dense umbriferous submontane forest and mixed umbriferous submontane forest.


Early 17th century: from Latin umbrifer (from umbra 'shade' + -fer 'bearing') + -ous.

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