Definition of proliferous in English:

proliferous

adjective

  • 1Biology
    (of a plant) producing buds or side shoots from a flower or other terminal part.

    plentiful, abundant, bountiful, profuse, copious, luxuriant, rich, lush, proliferative
    1. 1.1(of a plant or invertebrate) propagating or multiplying by means of buds or offsets.
      abundant, plentiful, ample, bumper, superabundant, inexhaustible, prolific, profuse, teeming, copious, prodigal, considerable, vast, immense, great, liberal, lavish, generous, princely, handsome, luxuriant, rich

Pronunciation

proliferous

/prəˈlif(ə)rəs/ /prəˈlɪf(ə)rəs/

Origin

Mid 17th century from Latin proles ‘offspring’+ -ferous.