Nectariferous
Nectariferous Nec`tar*if"er*ous, a. [L. nectar nectar + -ferous: cf. F. nectarif[`e]re.] (Bot.) Secreting nectar; -- said of blossoms or their parts. [1913 Webster]

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  • nectariferous — nec·tar·if·er·ous …   English syllables

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