Prolific Definition

prə-lĭfĭk
adjective
Producing many young or much fruit.
Webster's New World
Turning out many products of the mind.
A prolific scholar or poet.
Webster's New World
Producing or characterized by abundant works or results.
A prolific artist; a prolific period in a writer's life.
American Heritage
Fruitful; abounding.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Prolific

  • French prolifique from Medieval Latin prōlificus Latin prōlēs prōl- offspring al-2 in Indo-European roots Latin -ficus -fic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1640-1650: from French prolifique, from Latin proles (“offspring") and facere (“to make").

    From Wiktionary

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