Definition of petaliferous in English:

petaliferous

(also petalliferous)

Pronunciation /ˌpɛtəˈlɪf(ə)rəs/ /ˌpɛt(ə)lˈɪf(ə)rəs/

adjective

Botany
  • Having petals.

Origin

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