Meaning of papilliferous in English:

papilliferous

Pronunciation /ˌpapɪˈlɪf(ə)rəs/

adjective

Biology Pathology
  • Bearing papillae; papillary.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From papilla + -iferous. Kirby and Spence also record a Latin form papillifer.