Definitions

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  • adj. Bringing, or producing, clouds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bringing, or producing, clouds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bringing or producing clouds.

Etymologies

Latin nubifer; nubes cloud + ferre to bear: compare French nubifère. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And its world was a narrow swamp, a grey, nubiferous environment, where it lived its contented, active, idyllic, almost mindless existence.

    The Voyage of the Space Beagle

  • We shall sleep well to-night; but let us sit awhile with nubiferous, or, if we may coin a word, nepheligenous accompaniment, such as shall gently narcotize the over-wearied brain and fold its convolutions for slumber like the leaves of a lily at nightfall.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

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  • Bringing or producing clouds.

    November 19, 2007