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From Latin latex, laticis (a liquid) + -ferous.


laticiferous (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Containing latex; applied to the tissue or tubular vessels in which the latex of the plant is found.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for laticiferous in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)