Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bringing or producing death; deadly; destructive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bringing or producing death; deadly; fatal; destructive.

Etymologies

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From Latin mortifer +‎ -ous.

Examples

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  • May God in his mercy deliver us

    From beasts that are wild and carnivorous,

    From shoal-ridden shores

    And humorless bores,

    And all things that tend toward mortiferous.

    June 13, 2017