- adj. 富饶的，肥沃的；能生育的
- n. 肥沃，多产
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来自词根fer,带来，携带，词源同bring, infer. 引申词义肥沃的，多产的。
- fertile:  Etymologically, something that is fertile can ‘bear’ offspring. The word comes via French from Latin fertilis. This was a derivative of *fertus, the original past participle of ferre ‘bear’ (a distant relative of English bear).
- fertile (adj.)
- mid-15c., "bearing or producing abundantly," from Middle French fertil (15c.) and directly from Latin fertilis "bearing in abundance, fruitful, productive," from ferre "to bear" (see infer). Fertile Crescent (1914) was coined by U.S. archaeologist James H. Breasted (1865-1935) of University of Chicago in "Outlines of European History," Part I.
- 1. They used force to banish the natives from the more fertile land.
- 2. Aeons ago, there were deserts where there is now fertile land.
- 3. This leaves fertile soil unprotected and prone to erosion.
- 4. Most roses like a sunny position in a fairly fertile soil.
- 5. We have the most fertile soil in Europe.
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