Definition of Fecund

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

Fecund: Fruitful, abundantly fertile. Just as a writer is prolific, a woman may be fecund, able to reproduce plentifully.

Etymology:"Fecund" comes (minus the final "us") from the Latin "fecundus" meaning fruitful. "Fecund" emphasizes abundance or rapidity in bearing offspring (or fruit).

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