bearing fruit

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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

  • frugiferous — adjective bearing fruit …   Wiktionary

  • frugiferous — frugifˈerous adjective (L ferre to bear) fruit bearing • • • Main Entry: ↑frugi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Productiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Productiveness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 productiveness productiveness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 fecundity fecundity fertility luxuriance uberty| GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 pregnancy pregnancy pullulation …   English dictionary for students

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • fecund — adj 1. fruitful, productive, fructuous, fruit bearing, fructiferous, feracious, frugiferous; fertile, potent, generative, propagative, fructificative. 2. prolific, profuse, bounteous, teeming; alive with, pullalating, Inf. crawling with,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fruitful — adj 1. fruit bearing, fructuous, feracious, fructiferous, frugiferous; productive, fecund, generative, potent, fructificative, progenerative. 2. prolific, bounteous, proliferous, proliferating, spawning, muciparous, pullulating; profuse, abundant …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • -ferous — comb. form (usu. iferous) forming adjectives with the sense bearing , having (auriferous; odoriferous). Derivatives: ferously suffix ferousness suffix Etymology: from or after F fegravere or L fer producing f. ferre bear * * * ferous, suffix… …   Useful english dictionary

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