Friday, October 22, 2004
fecund adjective [FEE-kuhnd; FEK-uhnd] Capable of producing offspring or vegetation; fruitful; prolific.
Definitions for fecund
- Capable of producing offspring or vegetation; fruitful; prolific.
- Intellectually productive or inventive.
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Citations for fecund
Wainscott's book is . . . focused squarely and surely on probably the most astonishingly fecund period in American theater history, 1914-1929.
In her first novel she portrays a lush, fecund landscape palpable in its sultriness and excess.
Origin of fecund
late Middle English
Fecund comes from Latin fecundus, "fruitful, prolific." The noun form is fecundity.