lactiferous definition

  • adjective:
    • Producing, secreting, or conveying milk.
    • Botany Yielding latex.
    • Bearing or containing milk or a milky fluid.
    • Bearing or containing milk or a milky substance.
  • others:
    • Bearing or conveying milk or chyle; lacteal; galactophorous: as, a lactiferous duct. See duct.
    • creating a thick milky juice, as a plant.

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