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Meaning of LACTIFEROUS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lac*tif"er*ous\, a. [l. lac, lactis, milk +
-ferous: cf. F. lactif[`e]re.]
Bearing or containing milk or a milky fluid; as, the
lactiferous vessels, cells, or tissue of various vascular
plants.

 

 

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