from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having wool or woollike hair.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Bearing or producing wool.
  • adj. The sheep is a laniferous animal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Bearing or producing wool.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bearing or producing wool.


Latin lānifer (lāna, wool + -fer, -fer) + -ous.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin lanifer; lana wool + ferre to bear: compare French lanifèare. (Wiktionary)


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