Definition of Fecund

1. Adjective. Capable of producing offspring or vegetation.

Similar to: Fertile
Derivative terms: Fecundity



2. Adjective. Intellectually productive. "A fecund imagination"
Exact synonyms: Fertile, Prolific
Similar to: Productive
Derivative terms: Fecundity

Definition of Fecund

1. a. Fruitful in children; prolific.

Definition of Fecund

1. Adjective. (formal) Highly fertile; able to produce offspring. ¹

2. Adjective. (figuratively) Leading to new ideas or innovation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fecund

1. fruitful [adj] - See also: fruitful

Medical Definition of Fecund

1. Fruitful. Just as a writer is prolific, a woman may be fecund, able to reproduce plentifully. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fecund

fecking
feckless
fecklessly
fecklessness
fecklessnesses
feckly
fecks
feculae
feculas
feculence
feculences
feculencies
feculency
fecund (current term)
fecundability
fecundate
fecundated
fecundates
fecundating
fecundation
fecundations
fecundified
fecundifies
fecundify
fecundifying
fecundist
fecundities

Literary usage of Fecund

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The beauty of the new style, its structural integrity, and its fecund variety are worthy of high admiration. What it lacked of the majesty of form and the ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1789)
"Sir Robert Sinclair, bait, of Murkle, to the Rt. Hon. Lady Madelina Gord(>n, fecund daughter of the Duke of Gord. n. Mr. John Blades, of Ludgate-hil!, ..."

3. The New Morality: An Interpretation of Present Social and Economic Forces by Edward Isaacson (1913)
"This class necessarily disappears within one generation from the fecund class. It is also true that nearly all of our choices are made from these two first ..."

4. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"Mr. Howard married a fecund time in 1758 ; but this lady, a daughter of a Mr. Leeds of Cro. ton in ..."

5. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... was sometimes among the Pagans a name for the supreme Deity, as that which is the most amiable being, and first pulchritude, the most benign and fecund ..."

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