fertilitate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fertility, with change of suffix after debilitate.

Verb[edit]

fertilitate (third-person singular simple present fertilitates, present participle fertilitating, simple past and past participle fertilitated)

  1. (rare, obsolete) To make fertile; to fertilize.
    • 1638, Thomas Herbert, Some Yeares Travels, II:
      a sweet rivolet playes wantonly in two streames through the Towne, fertilitating the Groves and Gardens

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fertilitāte

  1. ablative singular of fertilitās

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fertilitas through French fertilité.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fertilitate f (uncountable)

  1. fertility

Declension[edit]