Definition of proliferent in US English:

proliferent

adjective

  • Tending to proliferate; engaged in proliferation; prolific.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in James Joyce (1882–1941), writer. Apparently from post-classical Latin prolifer + -ent. Compare French proliférant, present participle of proliférer.

Pronunciation

proliferent

/prəˈlɪf(ə)rənt/