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English definition of “fertile”

fertile

adjective (PEOPLE/ANIMALS/PLANTS)    /ˈfɜː.taɪl/ US  /ˈfɝː.t̬əl/
describes animals or plants that are able to produce (a lot of) young or fruit: People get less fertile as they get older. → Opposite infertileAnimal reproduction describes a seed or egg that is able to develop into a new plant or animalAnimal reproduction
(Definition of fertile adjective (PEOPLE/ANIMALS/PLANTS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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