fruitive

adjective

fru·​i·​tive
ˈfrüətiv
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[fruition + -ive] : capable of producing fruit : fruitful
the big garden lying warm and brown and fruitive in the sunNancy Hale

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin fruitivus, from Latin fruitus + -ivus -ive

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“Fruitive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fruitive. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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