fœcund

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fœcund (comparative more fœcund, superlative most fœcund)

  1. (hypercorrect) Obsolete form of fecund.
    • 1739, Richard Bradley, A Philosophical Account of the Works of Nature, Chapter IX., page #136:
      On the contrary, if we examine the Eggs of Animals before they have been rendered fœcund by the Male, we cannot obſerve the leaſt Principle of the Animal.