- The definition of floriferous is something with lots of flowers or blooms.
An example of floriferous is a crab apple tree in springtime.
A floriferous field.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Classical Latin florifer (; from flos, a flower plush ferre, bear) plush -ous
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Origin: From Latin flōrifer, bearing flowers : flōs, flōr-, flower; see flower + -fer, -fer.
- flo·rifˈer·ous·ly adverb
- flo·rifˈer·ous·ness noun