Definition of embryoniferous in English:

embryoniferous

adjective

Botany
rare
  • Producing or bearing an embryo; (in later use) especially designating the part of a seed or ovule in which the embryo is formed.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From embryon + -iferous, after French embryonifère, perhaps itself after scientific Latin embryoniferus.

Pronunciation

embryoniferous

/ˌɛmbrɪəˈnɪf(ə)rəs/