lethiferous

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin lethifer, letifer, from lethum, letum(death) + ferre(to bear, to bring). Compare French léthifère.

Adjective[edit]

lethiferous ‎(comparative more lethiferous, superlative most lethiferous)

  1. (obsolete) Deadly, lethal.
    • 1658, John Robinson, Eudoxa, p. 151 - Those that are really lethiferous are but excrescencies of sin

Translations[edit]

References[edit]