Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 06/14/19 Fecund

Fecund (adjective)
fecund [ fee-kuhnd, -kuh nd, fek-uhnd, -uh nd ]


adjective
1. producing or capable of producing offspring, fruit, vegetation, etc., in abundance; prolific; fruitful: fecund parents; fecund farmland.
2. very productive or creative intellectually: the fecund years of the Italian Renaissance.

RELATED FORMS
non·fe·cund, adjective
un·fe·cund, adjective

RELATED WORDS
breeding, fertile, fruitful, pregnant, prolific, rich, teeming, spawning, fructiferous

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Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin fēcundus, equivalent to fē- (see fetus) + -cundus adj. suffix; replacing late Middle English fecounde < Anglo-French

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