roriferous

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From Latin rōrifer, from rōs (dew, moisture) + ferō (carry, bear), +‎ -ous.

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roriferous (not comparable)

  1. Producing or generating dew.
    • 1801, William Hart (quoted), "Fugitive Pieces in Prose and Verse", The British Critic, 17: 539
      At his gladſome approach, adown the vaſt ethereal expanſe, opaque, night's roriferous ſhadows glide ;

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