[fruhk-tif-er-uh s, froo k-, frook-]
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Origin of fructiferous

From the Latin word frūctiferus, dating back to 1625–35. See fructi-, -fer, -ous
Related formsfruc·tif·er·ous·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for fructiferous


  1. (of plants or trees) bearing or yielding fruit
Derived Formsfructiferously, adverb
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