Definition of globiferous in English:

globiferous

adjective

Biology
  • Having a globe or bulb at the end of a stem. In later use: (Zoology) designating a type of (often venomous) echinoid pedicellaria which has this structure.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Abercrombie (1726–1806), horticulturist and writer. From globe + -iferous, after scientific Latin globifer and globiferus.

Pronunciation

globiferous

/ɡləʊˈbɪf(ə)rəs/