from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Forming or bearing honey.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Bearing honey
- adj. Bearing any substance that is collected by bees to produce honey
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Producing honey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Producing honey, as a plant; mellific.
- Bearing or preparing honey, as a bee; specifically, of or pertaining to the Mellifera.
From Latin mellifer : mel, mell-, honey; see melit- in Indo-European roots + -fer, -fer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)