\\anˈthäfərəs\ adjective
Etymology: Greek anthophoros
: flower-bearing : floriferous

anthophorous plants

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anthophorous, a.
[see prec. and -ous.]
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  • Anthophorous — An*thoph o*rous, a. Flower bearing; supporting the flower. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anthophorous — an·thoph·o·rous …   English syllables

  • anthophorous —   a. Botany, flower bearing …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • -phorous — a word element forming an adjective termination meaning bearing , having , as in anthophorous. {New Latin phorus, from Greek phoros bearing} …  

  • anthophore — /ˈænθəfɔ/ (say anthuhfaw) noun a form of floral stipe, produced by the elongation of the internode between the calyx and the corolla, and bearing the corolla, stamens, and pistil. {Greek anthophoros flower bearing} –anthophorous, adjective …  

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