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oleiferous Syllabification: o·le·if·er·ous
Pronunciation: /ˌōlēˈifərəs/

Definition of oleiferous in English:


(Of seeds, glands, etc.) producing oil.
Example sentences
  • The unagi was especially rich and oleiferous, but then it always is.


Early 19th century: from Latin oleum 'oil' + -ferous.

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