infecund

[in-fee-kuh nd, -fek-uh nd]

adjective

not fecund; unfruitful; barren.

Origin of infecund

1375–1425; late Middle English infecounde < Latin infēcundus. See in-3, fecund
Related formsin·fe·cun·di·ty [in-fi-kuhn-di-tee] /ˌɪn fɪˈkʌn dɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for infecund

infecund

adjective

a less common word for infertile
Derived Formsinfecundity (ˌɪnfɪˈkʌndɪtɪ), noun
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