Thuriferous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Thuriferous Producing or bearing frankincense.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • thuriferous Producing or bearing frankincense.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Thuriferous producing or bearing frankincense
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. thurifer, turifer,; thus, frankincense + -ferre, to bear
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. thuribulumthus, thuris, frankincense; akin to Gr. thyos, a sacrifice.