melliferous

melliferous

[muh-lif-er-uhs]
adjective
yielding or producing honey.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin mellifer honey-bearing (melli-, stem of mel honey + -fer -fer) + -ous

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melliferous or mellific (mɪˈlɪfərəs, mɪˈlɪfɪk)
 
adj
forming or producing honey
 
[C17: from Latin mellifer, from mel honey + ferre to bear]
 
mellific or mellific
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin mellifer, from mel honey + ferre to bear]

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