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lactiferous

 [lak-tif€´er-us]
conveying milk.
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lac·tif·er·ous

(lak-tif'ĕr-ŭs),
Yielding milk.
[lacti- + L. fero, to bear]
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lactiferous

(lăk-tĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Producing, secreting, or conveying milk.
2. Botany Yielding latex.

lac·tif′er·ous·ness n.
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lac·tif·er·ous

(lak-tif'ĕr-ŭs)
Yielding milk.
Synonym(s): lactigerous.
[lacti- + L. fero, to bear]
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lactiferous

Able to produce, secrete, or convey milk.
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