fructiferous

bearing fruit

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • fructiferous — index fertile, productive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fructiferous — [fruk tif′ər əs] adj. [< L fructifer (< fructus, FRUIT + ferre, to BEAR1) + OUS] producing fruit; fruit bearing …   English World dictionary

  • fructiferous — fructiferously, adv. /fruk tif euhr euhs, frook, froohk /, adj. fruit bearing; producing fruit. [1625 35; < L fructiferus. See FRUCTI , FER, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fructiferous — adjective bearing fruit …   Wiktionary

  • fructiferous — adj. bearing fruit, producing fruit (regarding tree or plant) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fructiferous — fruc·tif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • fructiferous — fruc•tif•er•ous [[t]frʌkˈtɪf ər əs, frʊk , fruk [/t]] adj. bot fruit bearing; producing fruit • Etymology: 1625–35; < L frūctiferus fruc•tif′er•ous•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • fructiferous — /frʌkˈtɪfərəs/ (say fruk tifuhruhs), /frʊk / (say frook ) adjective fruit bearing; producing fruit. {Latin fructifer fruit bearing + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fructiferous — adj. bearing fruit. Etymology: L fructifer f. fructus FRUIT …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frugiferous — Fru*gif er*ous, a. [L. frugifer; frux, frugis, fruit + ferre to bear: cf. F. frugifere.] Producing fruit; fruitful; fructiferous. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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