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fructifier

[fruhk-tuh-fahy-er, froo k-, frook-]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that fructifies: Fructifiers were added to enrich the dirt.
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Origin of fructifier

First recorded in 1825–35; fructify + -er1
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Historical Examples

  • As a fructifier of patriotism the importance of this ceremony cannot be easily overestimated.

    The Sea Rovers

    Rufus Rockwell Wilson

  • As such he is akin to or identical with Inuus (“fructifier”) and Lupercus (see Lupercalia).