Definition of umbriferous in English:

umbriferous

adjective

literary
  • Providing shade.

    ‘lugubrious gardens with their umbriferous vines’
    • ‘The vegetation is umbriferous bulbiferous forest.’
    • ‘This reserve is located in a transitional area between dense umbriferous submontane forest and mixed umbriferous submontane forest.’
    shaded, shadowy, dark, dim, sunless
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Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin umbrifer (from umbra ‘shade’ + -fer ‘bearing’) + -ous.

Pronunciation

umbriferous

/ʌmˈbrɪf(ə)rəs/