fertileness
noun see fertile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fertileness — fer tile*ness, n. Fertility. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fertileness — See fertilely. * * * …   Universalium

  • fertileness — n. being capable of producing offspring, being capable of producing a harvest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fertileness — fer·tile·ness …   English syllables

  • fertileness — noun ( es) : fertility …   Useful english dictionary

  • fertile — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French, from Latin fertilis, from ferre to carry, bear more at bear Date: 15th century 1. a. producing or bearing fruit in great quantities ; productive b. characterized by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fertile — fertilely, adv. fertileness, n. /ferr tl/ or, esp. Brit., / tuyl/, adj. 1. bearing, producing, or capable of producing vegetation, crops, etc., abundantly; prolific: fertile soil. 2. bearing or capable of bearing offspring. 3. abundantly… …   Universalium

  • half-fertile — adj.; half fertilely, adv.; half fertileness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • fatness — fat·ness || fætnɪs n. obeseness, obesity; fattiness; fertileness, richness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rankness — ræŋknɪs n. disgustingness, offensiveness; fruitfulness, fertileness, quality of growing vigorously …   English contemporary dictionary

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