adjective fruc·tu·ous \ˈfrək-chə-wəs, ˈfrk, -chü-əs\

Definition of FRUCTUOUS

:  fruitful <a fructuous land>

Examples of FRUCTUOUS

  1. <settlers gradually migrated from the rocky shores to more fructuous lands>

First Known Use of FRUCTUOUS

14th century


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