proliferous


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pro·lif·er·ous

 (prə-lĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Zoology Reproducing freely by means of buds and side branches, as corals do.
2. Botany Freely producing buds or offshoots, especially from unusual places, as shoots from flowers or fruits from fruits.

[From Medieval Latin prōlifer : Latin prōlēs, prōl-, offspring; see al- in Indo-European roots + Latin -fer, -fer.]

pro·lif′er·ous·ly adv.

proliferous

(prəˈlɪfərəs)
adj
1. (Botany) (of plants) producing many side branches or offshoots and normally reproducing vegetatively by buds or by plantlets produced in the inflorescence
2. (Biology) (of certain animals) reproducing by means of buds, etc
[C17: from Medieval Latin prōlifer having offspring]
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proliferous

adjective
Biology. Capable of reproducing:
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proliferous

, prolific
a. prolífero-a, que se reproduce fácilmente.
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