\(ˈ)fla|mif(ə)rəs, fləˈm-\ adjective
Etymology: Latin flammifer flammiferous (from flammi- — from flamma flame — + -fer) + English -ous
: producing or bright with flame

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flammifˈerous adjective
Producing flame
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Main Entry:flame

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flaˈmmiferous, a. rare—0.
[f. L. flammifer bearing flame (f. flamm-a flame + -fer bearing) + -ous.]
Bearing or producing flame.
1656–81 in Blount. 1721–1800 in Bailey. In mod. Dicts.

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