Roriferous
Roriferous Ro*rif"er*ous, a. [L. rorifer; ros, roris, dew + ferre to bear: cf. F. rorif[`e]re.] generating or producing dew. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • roriferous — adjective /ɹəʊˈɹɪf.əɹ.əs,ɹoʊˈɹɪf.ɚ.əs/ Producing or generating dew. At his gladſome approach, adown the vaſt ethereal expanſe, opaque, nights roriferous ſhadows glide ; See Also: roriferous duct, rorifluent …   Wiktionary

  • roriferous — rȯˈrif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: Latin rorifer roriferous (from ror , ros dew + fer ferous) + English ous : generating dew …   Useful english dictionary

  • roriferous — producing or bearing dew Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • roriferous — ro·rif·er·ous …   English syllables

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