Latin Edit

Etymology Edit

From frūctus (enjoyment, profit, fruit) +‎ -ōsus.

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit

frūctuōsus (feminine frūctuōsa, neuter frūctuōsum, superlative frūctuōsissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. fruitful, productive
  2. profitable, advantageous

Declension Edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative frūctuōsus frūctuōsa frūctuōsum frūctuōsī frūctuōsae frūctuōsa
Genitive frūctuōsī frūctuōsae frūctuōsī frūctuōsōrum frūctuōsārum frūctuōsōrum
Dative frūctuōsō frūctuōsō frūctuōsīs
Accusative frūctuōsum frūctuōsam frūctuōsum frūctuōsōs frūctuōsās frūctuōsa
Ablative frūctuōsō frūctuōsā frūctuōsō frūctuōsīs
Vocative frūctuōse frūctuōsa frūctuōsum frūctuōsī frūctuōsae frūctuōsa

Derived terms Edit

Descendants Edit

  • English: fructuous
  • French: fructueux
  • Italian: fruttuoso
  • Portuguese: frutuoso
  • Spanish: fructuoso

References Edit

  • fructuosus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fructuosus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fructuosus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • fructuosus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette