Estiferous Es*tif"er*ous, a. [L. aestifer; aestus fire + ferre to bear.] Producing heat. [R.] --Smart. [1913 Webster]

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  • estiferous — Pertaining to something which produces heat …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • æstiferous — adjective /ɛsˈtɪfɛɹʌs/ Producing much (æstival) heat.<ref name= DELOPDW />   Thus they, estiferous, the hollow sphereWithin, rack’d, and raged against the Highest. See Also: æstable, æstival, æstivate, æstivation, æstive, æstuant, æstuarium …   Wiktionary

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