gemmiferous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj gemmiferous bearing or reproducing by a gemma
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Gemmiferous (Biol) Producing gems or buds
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gemmiferous Bearing a gemma; reproducing by buds; gemmiparous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gemmiferous producing buds
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. gemma, bud + -ferous,: cf. F. gemmifère,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. gemmāre, -ātum.

Usage

In literature:

It is believed that the same laws hold good with the gemmiferous vesicles of Zoophytes.
"The Foundations of the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin
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