Balsamiferous
Balsamiferous Bal`sam*if"er*ous (b[add]l`sam*[i^]f"[~e]r*[u^]s or b[a^]l`sam*[i^]f"[~e]r*[u^]s), a. [Balsam + -ferous.] Producing balsam. [1913 Webster]

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  • balsamiferous — /bawl seuh mif euhr euhs/, adj. yielding balsam. [1675 85; BALSAM + I + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • balsamiferous — adjective That yields balsam …   Wiktionary

  • balsamiferous — bal·sam·if·er·ous …   English syllables

  • balsamiferous — /bɔlsəˈmɪfərəs/ (say bawlsuh mifuhruhs), /bɒl / (say bol ) adjective yielding balsam. {balsam + iferous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • balsamiferous — |bȯlsə|mif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: balsam + i + ferous : producing balsam …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ferous — an adjective suffix meaning bearing , producing , yielding , containing , conveying , as in auriferous, balsamiferous, coniferous, pestiferous. { fer producing + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

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