Definition of proliferous in English:

proliferous

Line breaks: pro|lif¦er|ous
Pronunciation: /prəˈlɪf(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Biology
  • 1(Of a plant) producing buds or side shoots from a flower or other terminal part.
  • 1.1(Of a plant or invertebrate) propagating or multiplying by means of buds or offsets.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin proles 'offspring' + -ferous.

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