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Definition of "fructuous" []

  • Fruitful; productive. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fructuous" in a sentence
  • "The awful surrender of the fructuous mind that lives on paper, lives for paper, paper and ink and nothing else!"
  • "Toward the est partye of Prestre Johnes lond, is an yle gode an gret, that men clepen Taprobane, that is fulle noble and fulle fructuous: and the kyng thereof is fulle ryche, and is undre the obeyssance of Prestre"
  • "Wel may that lond be called delytable and a fructuous lond, that was bebledd2 and moysted with the precyouse blode of oure Lord Jesu Crist; the whiche is the same lond, that oure lord behighten us in heritage."