Fructuous Fruc"tu*ous, a. [L. fructuosus: cf, F. fructueux.] Fruitful; productive; profitable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Nothing fructuous or profitable. --Chaucer. -- {Fruc"tu*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Fruc"tu*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • fructuousness — fruc·tu·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • fructuousness — noun see fructuous …   Useful english dictionary

  • fructuous — fructuously, adv. fructuousness, n. /fruk chooh euhs/, adj. productive; fertile; profitable: a fructuous region, rich in natural resources. [1350 1400; ME < L fructuosus, deriv. of fructus fruit; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fructuous — /ˈfrʌktʃuəs/ (say frukchoohuhs), /ˈfrʊk / (say frook ) adjective fruitful; profitable. –fructuously, adverb –fructuousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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