prolific

(redirected from prolifically)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

pro·lif·ic

(prō-lif'ik),
Fruitful; bearing many children or offspring.
[L. proles, offspring, + facio, to make]

prolific

(prə-lĭf′ĭk)
adj.
Producing offspring or fruit in great abundance; fertile: a prolific variety of grape.

pro·lif′i·ca·cy (-ĭ-kə-sē), pro·lif′ic·ness (-ĭk-nĭs) n.
pro·lif′i·cal·ly adv.

prolific

[lif′ik]
Etymology: L, proles, offspring, ferre, to bear
highly productive.

prolific

(pro-lif'ik) [L. prolificus]
Fruitful; reproductive. Synonym: fertile
References in periodicals archive ?
Even two or three plants will give more flowers than you can keep up with, self seeding prolifically to ensure your garden will always have their blooms.
The cells sprout branches prolifically and extend them rapidly.
Although professional and personal rivalries saw his work marginalised by his contemporaries, Howitt, Fison and Spencer, Mathews published prolifically with 170 papers in local and international journals by his death in 1918.
Taylor wrote most prolifically in her "midlife" years from age forty to sixty-two.
It may be that you make room for new plants when you remove something you get tired of or when you lose patience with a plant that was supposed to flower prolifically but, for some unknown reason, gives you nothing but leaves.
Hydroponic plants are afforded the luxury of growing stronger and more prolifically because they don't have to work or wait for the nutrients they need.
CBRE, C&W and JLL all have expanded prolifically throughout Central and South America as well as Mexico and Puerto Rico.
He reads prolifically, particularly articles on advances in accounting.
Waugh wrote prolifically while living at the house, producing Put Out More Flags, Brideshead Revisited, When The Going Was Good, The Loved One, Helena, Men at Arms and Officers And Gentlemen.
Often called the Father of Modern Management, Drucker has written prolifically on management and leadership.
Noted for his patient study of Holy Scripture" (Eusebius), Clement wrote prolifically.
As writer and journalist, he contributed prolifically to professional and lay publications as well as the AR.