Definition of legiferous in English:

legiferous

adjective

rare
  • That makes or lays down laws.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From classical Latin lēgifer law-giving + -ous; compare -ferous.

Pronunciation

legiferous

/lɪˈdʒɪf(ə)rəs/