One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Producing or bearing an embryo; (in later use) especially designating the part of a seed or ovule in which the embryo is formed.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From embryon + -iferous, after French embryonifère, perhaps itself after scientific Latin embryoniferus.
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