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Meaning of FECUNDATE

Pronunciation:  'feekun`deyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  introduce semen into (a female)
  2. [v]  make fertile or productive; "The course fertilized her imagination"
 

FECUNDATE is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: fertilise, fertilise, fertilize, fertilize, inseminate
 
 See Also: alter, alter, bang up, change, change, cross-fertilise, cross-fertilize, cross-pollinate, impregnate, knock up, pollenate, pollinate, prang up, stratify

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fec"un*date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fecundated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Fecundating}.] [L. fecundare, fr. fecundus. See
{Fecund}.]
1. To make fruitful or prolific. --W. Montagu.

2. (Biol.) To render fruitful or prolific; to impregnate; as,
   in flowers the pollen fecundates the ovum through the
   stigma.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: cross-fertilize, cross-pollen, cross-pollinate, cross-pollinize, dress, enrich, fatten, fecundify, fertilize, fructify, get with child, get with young, impregnate, inseminate, manure, pollen, pollinate, pollinize, prolificate, spermatize
 

 

 

 

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