Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bringing, bearing, or producing fire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Producing fire.

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  • adjective rare Producing fire

Etymologies

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Latin ignifer; ignis fire + ferre to bear

Examples

  • Recipes,” says he, “are not a mere marrowless collection of shreds and patches, of cuttings and pastings — but a bonâ-fide register of practical facts — accumulated by a perseverance, not to be subdued or evaporated by the igniferous Terrors of a Roasting Fire in the

    Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

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