Definition of petaliferous in English:

petaliferous

adjective

(also petalliferous)
Botany
  • Having petals.

Pronunciation

petaliferous

/ˌpɛtəˈlɪf(ə)rəs/ /ˌpɛt(ə)lˈɪf(ə)rəs/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Alphonso Wood (1810–1881), botanist. From petal + -iferous, after post-classical Latin petaliferus.