fructuous

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fruc·tu·ous

 (frŭk′cho͞o-əs, fro͝ok′-)
adj.
Fruitful; productive.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin frūctuōsus, from frūctus, fruit; see fruit.]

fructuous

(ˈfrʌktjʊəs; ˈfrʊk-)
adj
productive or fruitful; fertile
[C14: from Latin frūctuōsus, from frūctus fruit + -ous]
ˈfructuously adv
ˈfructuousness n

fruc•tu•ous

(ˈfrʌk tʃu əs, ˈfrʊk-)

adj.
productive; fruitful.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin frūctuōsus]
fruc′tu•ous•ly, adv.
fruc′tu•ous•ness, n.
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Redeth gower in his wrytynge moralle That auncyent fader of memorye Redeth his bookes callede confessionalle With many another vertuous trayttye Ful of sentence set ful fructuously That hym to rede shal gyue you corage He is so ful of fruyt sentene and langage (ll.