fecundate

verb
fe·​cun·​date | \ ˈfe-kən-ˌdāt How to pronounce fecundate (audio) , ˈfē- How to pronounce fecundate (audio) \
fecundated; fecundating

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fecundation \ ˌfe-​kən-​ˈdā-​shən How to pronounce fecundation (audio) , ˌfē-​ \ noun

First Known Use of fecundate

circa 1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for fecundate

Latin fecundatus, past participle of fecundare, from fecundus

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The first known use of fecundate was circa 1631

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fecundate

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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fecundation \ ˌfek-​ən-​ˈdā-​shən How to pronounce fecundation (audio) , ˌfē-​kən-​ How to pronounce fecundation (audio) \ noun

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