Fruitive Fru"i*tive, a. [See {Fruition}.] Enjoying; possessing. [Obs.] --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • fruitive — ˈfrüəd.iv adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin fruitivus, from Latin fruitus + ivus ive 1. : enjoying, possessing 2. [fruition + ive] : capable of producing fruit …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fruitive — fru·i·tive …   English syllables

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