Meaning of amentiferous in English:

amentiferous

Pronunciation /ˌamənˈtɪf(ə)rəs/ /ˌeɪmənˈtɪf(ə)rəs/

adjective

Botany
  • Bearing catkins.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Steele (1816–1883). From post-classical Latin amentifer of or relating to winter buds, bearing catkins + -ous.