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lactiferous

lactiferous


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lactiferous  \Lac*tif"er*ous\,  a.  [l.  lac,  lactis,  milk  + 
  -ferous:  cf  F.  lactif[`e]re.] 
  Bearing  or  containing  milk  or  a  milky  fluid;  as  the 
  lactiferous  vessels,  cells,  or  tissue  of  various  vascular 
  plants.