Umbriferous Um*brif"er*ous, a. [L. umbrifer; umbra a shade + ferre to bear.] Casting or making a shade; umbrageous. -- {Um*brif"er*ous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • umbriferous — umbriferously, adv. /um brif euhr euhs/, adj. casting or making shade. [1610 20; < L umbrifer shade bringing, shady (umbri , comb. form of umbra shade + fer FER) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • umbriferous — /ʌmˈbrɪfərəs/ (say um brifuhruhs) adjective casting or making shade. {Latin umbrifer shade bearing + ous} –umbriferously, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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