gummiferous etymology

English word gummiferous comes from English gum, English -iferous

Detailed word origin of gummiferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gum English (eng) (often, in the plural) The flesh around the teeth. (colloquial, with up) To impair the functioning of a thing or process.. (sometimes with up) To apply an adhesive or gum to; to make sticky by applying a sticky substance to.. To stiffen with glue or gum. (transitive) To deepen and enlarge the spaces between the teeth of (a worn saw), as with a gummer.. To chew, especially of a toothless [...]
-iferous English (eng)
gummiferous English (eng) That produces gum (or latex etc).

Words with the same origin as gummiferous

Descendants of gum
begaum gaum gaumy gom goom
Descendants of -iferous
coloriferous coralliferous crystalliferous fossiliferous galeniferous gasiferous guaniferous insectiferous lamelliferous mammaliferous manniferous muriatiferous nectariferous nitrogeniferous ocelliferous ozoniferous papuliferous phosphoriferous polleniferous pyritiferous siliciferous stoloniferous sulphuriferous uriniferous