Definitions for fecundˈfi kʌnd, -kənd, ˈfɛk ʌnd, -ənd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fe•cundˈfi kʌnd, -kənd, ˈfɛk ʌnd, -ənd(adj.)

  1. producing or capable of producing offspring, fruit, vegetation, etc., in abundance; prolific; fruitful.

    Category: Ecology

  2. very productive or creative intellectually:

    the fecund years of the Italian Renaissance.

Origin of fecund:

1375–1425; late ME fecounde < AF < L fēcundus (see fetus ) +-cundus adj. suffix

fe•cun•di•tyfɪˈkʌn dɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fecund(adj)

    capable of producing offspring or vegetation

  2. fecund, fertile, prolific(adj)

    intellectually productive

    "a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination"


  1. fecund(Adjective)

    Highly fertile; able to produce offspring.

  2. fecund(Adjective)

    Leading to new ideas or innovation.

  3. Origin: From fecundus, which is related to fetus and femina.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fecund(adj)

    fruitful in children; prolific

Translations for fecund

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


able to produce fruit, children, young animals etc

fertile seed.

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