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Noctiferous \Noc*tif"er*ous\, a. [L. noctifer; nox, noctis + ferre to bring.] Bringing night. [Obs.]


a. (context obsolete English) Bringing night.

Usage examples of "noctiferous".

Prayn collected all the night soil from the other suburbs and fed it to swine and noctiferous crops, which thrived on heat.

It was a sandy, dirty place, covered with low dunes and coarse, white, noctiferous grass, perhaps half a mile from the mausoleum.