adjective fru·i·tive \ˈfrüətiv\

Definition of fruitive

  1. 1 :  enjoying, possessing

  2. 2 [fruition + -ive] :  capable of producing fruit :  fruitful the big garden lying warm and brown and fruitive in the sun — Nancy Hale

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Origin and Etymology of fruitive

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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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