fertile

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From Old French, from Latin fertilis (fruitful, fertile), from ferō (I bear, carry).

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fertile (comparative more fertile, superlative most fertile)

  1. (of land etc) capable of growing abundant crops; productive
  2. (biology) capable of reproducing; fecund, fruitful
  3. (biology) capable of developing past the egg stage
  4. (of an imagination etc) productive or prolific

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French[edit]

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fertile (masculine and feminine, plural fertiles)

  1. fertile

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Italian[edit]

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fertile m, f (masculine and feminine plural fertili)

  1. fertile

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fertile

  1. nominative neuter singular of fertilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of fertilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of fertilis