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Middle English fertil from Old French fertile from Latin fertilis from ferre to bear bher-1 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French, from Latin fertilis (“fruitful, fertile”), from ferō (“I bear, carry”).
There is an abundance of fertile soil and magnificent grazing land.
Climate and a fertile soil have been important elements in this growth.
On to rural America where the pickings are as fertile as the country side and there's always a trusting little soul willing to help a stranger.
The larger islands have some fertile and well-watered valleys and plains.
It is situated in a fertile plain 142 m.
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