- 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.
bearing flowers; blooming abundantly
Origin of floriferousClassical Latin florifer (; from flos, a flower + ferre, bear) + -ous
Bearing flowers, especially in abundance.
Origin of floriferousFrom Latin flōrifer, bearing flowers : flōs, flōr-, flower; see flower + -fer, -fer.
(comparative more floriferous, superlative most floriferous)
- (botany) That bears flowers (especially lots of flowers)