from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Fruitful; productive.

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  • adj. fruitful

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fruitful; productive; profitable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fruitful; fertile; productive.
  • Causing fertility.


Middle English, from Old French, from Latin frūctuōsus, from frūctus, fruit; see fruit.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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