Definition of proliferous in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈlif(ə)rəs/


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.


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

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Syllabification: pro·lif·er·ous

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