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fructify


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fructify  \Fruc"ti*fy\  (fr[u^]k"t[i^]*f[imac]),  v.  i.  [F. 
  fructifier,  L.  fructificare  fructus  fruit  +  -ficare  (only  in 
  comp.),  akin  to  L.  facere  to  make  See  {Fruit},  and  {Fact}.] 
  To  bear  fruit.  ``Causeth  the  earth  to  fructify.'' 
  --Beveridge. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fructify  \Fruc"ti*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fructified};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Fructifying}.] 
  To  make  fruitful;  to  render  productive;  to  fertilize;  as  to 
  fructify  the  earth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fructify 
  v  1:  become  productive  or  fruitful;  "The  seeds  fructified" 
  2:  make  productive  or  fruitful;  "The  earth  that  he  fructified" 
  3:  bear  fruit,  of  plants  [syn:  {set}] 




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