Definition of oleiferous in English:

oleiferous

Line breaks: ole¦if¦er|ous
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊlɪˈɪf(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Botany
(Of seeds, glands, etc.) producing oil.
More 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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