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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

proliferous

/prəˈlɪf(ə)rəs/