coloriferous etymology

English word coloriferous comes from English color, English -iferous

Detailed word origin of coloriferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
color English (eng) Conveying color, as opposed to shades of gray. (countable) A particular set of visible spectral compositions, perceived or named as a class.. (figuratively) Interest, especially in a selective area.. (heraldry) Any of the standard dark tinctures used in a coat of arms, including azure, gules, sable, and vert. Contrast with metal.. (in the plural) A standard or banner.. (in the plural) An [...]
-iferous English (eng)
coloriferous English (eng) (archaic) Producing or transmitting color.

Words with the same origin as coloriferous

Descendants of -iferous
coralliferous crystalliferous fossiliferous galeniferous gasiferous guaniferous gummiferous insectiferous lamelliferous mammaliferous manniferous muriatiferous nectariferous nitrogeniferous ocelliferous ozoniferous papuliferous phosphoriferous polleniferous pyritiferous siliciferous stoloniferous sulphuriferous uriniferous