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Bearing flowers, especially in abundance.

[From Latin flōrifer, bearing flowers : flōs, flōr-, flower; see flower + -fer, -fer.]

flo·rif′er·ous·ness n.
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bearing or capable of bearing many flowers
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(flɔˈrɪf ər əs, floʊ-)

[1650–60; < Latin flōrifer + -ous]
flo•rif′er•ous•ly, adv.
flo•rif′er•ous•ness, n.
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