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English definition of “fecund”

fecund

adjective uk   /ˈfek.ənd/ formal us  
able to produce a lot of crops, fruit, babies, young animals, etc.: fecund soilAnimal reproduction producing or creating a lot of new things, ideas, etc.: a fecund imaginationCreating and producingInventing, designing and innovationUseful or advantageous
fecundity
noun [U] uk   /feˈkʌn.də.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
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