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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
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