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- adj. bearing fruit
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Producing fruit; fruitful; fructiferous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Producing fruit or grain; fruitful; fructiferous.
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It is almost the only frugiferous nocturnal bird yet known; the conformation of its feet sufficiently shows that it does not hunt like our owls.
All frugiferous animals have need of agriculture as well as man, but none of them have been endued with the sense, or the manner of prosecuting it.