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  • adj. Yielding gum or resinous substances.
  • adj. Relating to a natural order of trees and shrubs (Guttiferae) that abound in resinous sap.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Yielding gum or resinous substances.
  • adj. Pertaining to a natural order of trees and shrubs (Guttiferæ) noted for their abounding in a resinous sap.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Yielding gum or resinous substances; specifically, belonging or pertaining to the order Guttiferæ.

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Examples

  • After correctly spelling "anatomy" in round two, he misspelled his round three word, "guttiferous," which refers to trees 'propensity to produce gum or resinous substances.

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  • In botany, yielding gum or resinous substances; pertaining to a natural order of trees and shrubs noted for their abundance of resinous sap.

    February 9, 2008