Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Producing progeny; bearing offspring; especially, germinating, as an ovum; entering into the formation of an embryo.
- Specifically, noting the film, pellicle, or membrane of infusions, as the supposed origin or source of the infusorial animalcules which appear in such infusions. See pseudovary, 2.
- In botany, same as proliferous.
- From modern Latin proliger (from Latin proles + -ger) + -ous. (Wiktionary)
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