Gummiferous Gum*mif"er*ous, a. [L. gummi gum + -ferous.] Producing gum; gum-bearing. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gummiferous — adjective That produces gum (or latex etc) …   Wiktionary

  • gummiferous — bearing gum Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • gummiferous — gum·mif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • gummiferous — |gə|mif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary gummi (from Latin gummi gum) + ferous : producing or bearing gum …   Useful english dictionary

  • gum — 1. noun ɡʌm a) The flesh round the teeth. Do you have a gum I could have? b) any of various viscous or sticky substances that are exuded by certain plants Syn: gingiva …   Wiktionary

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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