Definition of proliferous in English:

proliferous

adjective

Biology
  • 1(of a plant) producing buds or side shoots from a flower or other terminal part.

    plentiful, abundant, bountiful, profuse, copious, luxuriant, rich, lush, proliferative
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    1. 1.1 (of a plant or invertebrate) propagating or multiplying by means of buds or offsets.
      abundant, plentiful, ample, bumper, superabundant, inexhaustible, prolific, profuse, teeming, copious, prodigal, considerable, vast, immense, great, liberal, lavish, generous, princely, handsome, luxuriant, rich
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Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin proles offspring + -ferous.

Pronunciation:

proliferous

/prəˈlɪf(ə)rəs/