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Definition of Proliferous

Proliferous

  1. Bearing offspring; -- applied to a flower from within which another is produced, or to a branch or frond from which another rises, or to a plant which is reproduced by buds or gemmae.
  2. Producing young by budding.
  3. Producing sexual zooids by budding; -- said of the blastostyle of a hydroid.
  4. Producing a cluster of branchlets from a larger branch; -- said of corals.

Proliferous Translations

proliferous in German is produktiv