adjective fruit·ful \ˈfrüt-fəl\

: producing a good result : very productive

Full Definition of FRUITFUL

a :  yielding or producing fruit
b :  conducive to an abundant yield
:  abundantly productive <a fruitful discussion>
fruit·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
fruit·ful·ness noun

Examples of FRUITFUL

  1. We had a fruitful discussion about the problems with the schedule.
  2. <a very fruitful tree that gives us plenty of apples every year>

First Known Use of FRUITFUL

14th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall


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