- The definition of fecund is someone capable of getting pregnant and giving birth, or is being capable of having large amounts of offspring.
A woman who can get pregnant is an example of someone who would be described as fecund.
fecund definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English fecound ; from Old French fecond ; from Classical Latin fecundus, fertile: for Indo-European base see fetus
- fecundity noun
fecund definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Capable of producing offspring or vegetation; fruitful.
- Marked by intellectual productivity. See Synonyms at fertile.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French fecond, from Latin fēcundus; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.
fecund - Medical Definition