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Lactiferous

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Lacti'ferous. adj. [lac and fero.] What conveys or brings milk.

He makes the breasts to be nothing but glandules, made up of an infinite number of little knots, each whereof hath its excretory vessel, or lactiferous duct. Ray on the Creation.

Sources: Ray, John (59)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Lactiferous." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 25, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13840.


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