philoprogenitive

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philoprogenitive

[fil-oh-proh-jen-i-tiv]
adjective
1.
producing offspring, especially abundantly; prolific.
2.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by love for offspring, especially one's own.

Origin:
1860–65; philo- + progenitive

philoprogenitiveness, noun
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philoprogenitive (ˌfɪləʊprəʊˈdʒɛnɪtɪv)
 
adj
1.  fond of children
2.  producing many offspring

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Its highly philoprogenitive nature more than earns its name of weed.
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