nectariferous etymology

English word nectariferous comes from English nectar, English -iferous

Detailed word origin of nectariferous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nectar English (eng) (botany) The sweet liquid secreted by flowers to attract pollinating insects and birds. [from 17th c.]. (by extension) Any delicious drink, now especially a type of sweetened fruit juice. [from 16th c.]. (chiefly, _, mythology) The drink of the gods. [from 16th c.] (intransitive) To feed on nectar.
-iferous English (eng)
nectariferous English (eng) That yields nectar.

Words with the same origin as nectariferous

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