fecund

[fee-kuhnd, -kuhnd, fek-uhnd, -uhnd]
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.

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

nonfecund, adjective
unfecund, adjective
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fecund (ˈfiːkənd, ˈfɛk-)
 
adj
1.  greatly productive; fertile
2.  intellectually productive; prolific
 
[C14: from Latin fēcundus; related to Latin fētus offspring]

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fecund
early 15c., from O.Fr. fecond, from L. fecundus "fruitful, fertile," from *fe-kwondo-, suffixed form of L. base *fe-, corresponding to PIE *dhe(i)- "to suck, suckle," also "produce, yield" (cf. Skt. dhayati "sucks," dhayah "nourishing;" Gk. thele "mother's breast, nipple," thelys "female, fruitful;"
O.C.S. dojiti "to suckle," dojilica "nurse," deti "child;" Lith. dele "leech;" O.Prus. dadan "milk;" Goth. daddjan "to suckle;" O.Swed. dia "suckle;" O.H.G. tila "female breast;" O.Ir. denaim "I suck," dinu "lamb"). Also from the same L. base come felare "to suck;" femina "woman" (*fe-mna-, lit. "she who suckles"); felix "happy, auspicious, fruitful;" fetus "offspring, pregnancy;" fenum "hay" (probably lit. "produce"); and probably filia/filius "daughter/son," assimilated from *felios, originally "a suckling."
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fecund fe·cund (fē'kənd, fěk'ənd)
adj.
Capable of producing offspring; fertile.

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Yet no matter how fecund nature is, humans are more so.
If such ancient water can be located in other areas, arid land can readily made
  arable and fecund.
Instead, it's with the giddily fecund contagion that overruns the movie's
  climax.
The social-media sites are touting their expertly tended, notably fecund, but
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