from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bearing fruit.
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- adj. bearing fruit
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing or producing fruit.
Adiantum and fructiferous mosses, and a curious Primuloid plant out of flower, with a curious Clematis.
Paul's genius was absorbent, fructiferous, prolific of golden dreams.
"The years of the fructiferous incarnation of the Son of God had reached the number of one thousand three hundred and forty-eight, when into the illustrious city of Florence, beautiful beyond every other in Italy, entered the death - fraught pestilence."
It has, however, proportionally a stouter stem than Lycopodium; its leaves, when seen in profile, seem more rectilinear and thin; and none of its branches yet found bear the fructiferous stalk or spike.
You have to find the right business idea for you, then you marry it (build the business) and then you make it fructiferous (generates revenue for you).
_ We, in our time, have heard of Sheffield ladies having three children at birth; but we know no other case, but that of the aforesaid Mrs. Birch, which countenances the fructiferous fame which they have obtained in some circles. "
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