un fructuous

fructuous

[fruhk-choo-uhs]
adjective
productive; fertile; profitable: a fructuous region, rich in natural resources.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin frūctuōsus, derivative of frūctus fruit; see -ous

fructuously, adverb
fructuousness, noun
unfructuous, adjective
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fructuous (ˈfrʌktjʊəs, ˈfrʊk-)
 
adj
productive or fruitful; fertile
 
[C14: from Latin frūctuōsus, from frūctus fruit + -ous]
 
'fructuously
 
adv
 
'fructuousness
 
n

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