Definition of oleiferous in English:

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oleiferous

Pronunciation: /ˌōlēˈifərəs/

adjective

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

Origin

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

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Syllabification: o·le·if·er·ous

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