• Fertile

    Pronunciation

    • RP IPA: /ˈfɜːtaɪl/
    • US IPA: /ˈfɝːtəl/

    Origin

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

    Full definition of fertile

    Adjective

    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

    Synonyms

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