fecund

  • 1fecund — FECÚND, Ă, fecunzi, de, adj. 1. (biol.) Care este apt să se reproducă; (sens curent) care se înmulţeşte uşor şi repede; prolific. ♦ (Despre pământ, terenuri) Care dă multe roade, care produce mult; roditor, productiv, fertil, mănos. 2. fig.… …

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  • 2Fecund — Fec und, a. [L. fecundus, from the root of fetus: cf. F. f[ e]cond. see {Fetus}.] Fruitful in children; prolific. Graunt. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Fecund — Fecund, lat. fecundus, fruchtbar; F.ation, Befruchtung; F.ität, Fruchtbarkeit; F.anz, Befruchtungskraft …

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  • 4fecund — index fertile, original (creative), productive, prolific Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5fecund — (adj.) early 15c., from M.Fr. fecond, from L. fecundus fruitful, fertile, productive, from *fe kwondo , suffixed form of Latin root *fe , corresponding to PIE *dhe(i) to suck, suckle, also produce, yield (Cf. Skt. dhayati sucks, dhayah… …

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  • 6fecund — fruitful, prolific, *fertile Analogous words: bearing, producing, yielding (see BEAR): breeding, propagating, reproducing, generating (see GENERATE) Antonyms: barren Contrasted words: *sterile, unfruitful, infertile, impotent …

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  • 7fecund — [adj] productive breeding, fertile, fructiferous, fruitful, generating, pregnant, proliferant, prolific, propagating, reproducing, rich, spawning, teeming; concept 537 Ant. impotent, infertile, sterile, unfruitful, unproductive …

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  • 8fecund — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ highly fertile; able to produce offspring. DERIVATIVES fecundity noun. ORIGIN Latin fecundus …

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  • 9fecund — [fē′kənd, fek′ənd] adj. [ME fecound < OFr fecond < L fecundus, fertile: for IE base see FETUS] fruitful or fertile; productive; prolific SYN. FERTILE fecundity [fē kun′də tē, fikun′də tē] n …

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  • 10fecund — [[t]fi͟ːkənd, fe̱k [/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED When you are talking about living things or natural processes, fecund means the same as fertile. [FORMAL] The pampas are still among the most fecund lands in the world... Large animals are less fecund than… …

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  • 11fecund — /fee kund, keuhnd, fek und, euhnd/, adj. 1. producing or capable of producing offspring, fruit, vegetation, etc., in abundance; prolific; fruitful: fecund parents; fecund farmland. 2. very productive or creative intellectually: the fecund years… …

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  • 12fecund — adjective /ˈfiː.kənd,ˈfɛ.kənd/ a) Highly fertile; able to produce offspring. The number of children per woman depends, as has been said, on biological and social factors which determine: (1) the frequency of births during a womans fecund period,… …

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  • 13Fecund — Fruitful, abundantly fertile. Just as a writer is prolific, a woman may be fecund, able to reproduce plentifully. Etymology: Fecund comes (minus the final us ) from the Latin fecundus meaning fruitful. Fecund emphasizes abundance or rapidity in… …

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  • 14fecund — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin fecundus more at feminine Date: 15th century 1. fruitful in offspring or vegetation ; prolific 2. intellectually productive or inventive to a marked degree < a fecund imagination&#8230; …

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  • 15fecund — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. fertile, prolific, inventive, creative. See imagination, production. Ant., barren. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fertile, prolific, productive, fruitful; see fertile 1 , 2 , original 2 . See Synonym&#8230; …

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  • 16fecund — adjective the fecund wheat fields Syn: fertile, fruitful, productive, high yielding; rich, lush, flourishing, thriving See note at fertile Ant: barren …

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  • 17fecund — fe•cund [[t]ˈfi kʌnd, kənd, ˈfɛk ʌnd, ənd[/t]] adj. 1) ecl producing or capable of producing offspring, fruit, vegetation, etc., in abundance; prolific; fruitful 2) very productive or creative intellectually: the fecund years of the Italian&#8230; …

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  • 18fecund — prolific, capable of or producing many offspring …

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  • 19fecund — Synonyms and related words: abundant, blooming, bountiful, breeding, bursting, bursting out, conceptive, conceptual, copious, creative, diffuse, diffusive, effusive, esemplastic, extravagant, exuberant, fertile, flourishing, formless,&#8230; …

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  • 20fecund — fe|cund Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …

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