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ˈfi kʌnd, -kənd, ˈfɛk ʌnd, -əndfe·cund

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fecundadjective

    capable of producing offspring or vegetation

  2. fecund, fertile, prolificadjective

    intellectually productive

    "a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination"


  1. fecundadjective

    Highly fertile; able to produce offspring.

  2. fecundadjective

    Leading to new ideas or innovation.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. FECUNDadjective

    Fruitful; prolifick.

    Etymology: fœcundus, Latin; fecond, Fr.

    The more sickly the years are, the less fecund or fruitful of children also they be. John Graunt, Bills of Mortality.


  1. fecund

    Fecund refers to the capability of producing an abundance of offspring, fruit, or other products. In other words, it has the ability to create or produce in great amounts. This term is often used in the context of reproduction, agriculture or creativity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fecundadjective

    fruitful in children; prolific

  2. Etymology: [L. fecundus, from the root of fetus: cf. F. fcond. see Fetus.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fecund

    fek′und, adj. fruitful: fertile: prolific.—v.t. Fec′undāte, Fecund′āte, to make fruitful: to impregnate.—ns. Fecundā′tion, the act of impregnating: the state of being impregnated; Fecund′ity, fruitfulness: prolificness in female animals. [Fr.,—L. fecundus, fruitful.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fecund in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fecund in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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