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reproductive

adjective re·pro·duc·tive \ ˌrē-prə-ˈdək-tiv \

Definition of reproductive

:of, relating to, or capable of reproduction
  • highly reproductive wild geese

reproductively

adverb

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First Known Use of reproductive

1746


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reproductive

noun

Definition of reproductive

:an actual or potential parent; specifically :a sexually functional social insect

First Known Use of reproductive

1932



REPRODUCTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

reproductive

adjective

Definition of reproductive for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or involved in the production of babies, young animals, or new plants


REPRODUCTIVE Defined for Kids

reproductive

adjective re·pro·duc·tive \ ˌrē-prə-ˈdək-tiv \

Definition of reproductive for Students

:relating to or concerned with the production of offspring
  • reproductive cells

Medical Dictionary

reproductive

adjective re·pro·duc·tive \ ˌrē-prə-ˈdək-tiv \

medical Definition of reproductive

:of, relating to, functioning in, or capable of reproduction
  • reproductive organs

reproductively

adverb


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