Associations to the word «Fertile»


FERTILE, adjective. (of land etc) capable of growing abundant crops; productive
FERTILE, adjective. (biology) capable of reproducing; fecund, fruitful
FERTILE, adjective. (biology) capable of developing past the egg stage
FERTILE, adjective. (of an imagination etc) productive or prolific
FERTILE AS A TURTLE, adjective. (simile) (humorous) Highly fertile.
FERTILE CRESCENT, proper noun. (Ancient History) A crescent-shaped strip of fertile land stretching from present-day Iraq through eastern Turkey and down the Syrian and Israeli coasts.

Dictionary definition

FERTILE, adjective. Capable of reproducing.
FERTILE, adjective. Intellectually productive; "a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination".
FERTILE, adjective. Bearing in abundance especially offspring; "flying foxes are extremely prolific"; "a prolific pear tree".
FERTILE, adjective. Marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil".

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