Meaning of maliferous in English:

maliferous

Pronunciation /məˈlɪfərəs/

adjective

rare
  • Bringing or producing evil; unwholesome, insalubrious.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From classical Latin mal- (probably representing malum see mal-) + -iferous.