fe·​cun·​date ˈfe-kən-ˌdāt How to pronounce fecundate (audio) ˈfē- How to pronounce fecundate (audio)
fecundated; fecundating
fecundation noun

Word History


Latin fecundatus, past participle of fecundare, from fecundus

First Known Use

circa 1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fecundate was circa 1631

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Cite this Entry

“Fecundate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fecundate. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

Medical Definition


transitive verb
fe·​cun·​date ˈfek-ən-ˌdāt How to pronounce fecundate (audio) ˈfē-kən- How to pronounce fecundate (audio)
fecundated; fecundating
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