'Prolific' definitions:

Definition of 'prolific'

(from WordNet)
Intellectually productive; "a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination" [syn: fecund, fertile, prolific]
Bearing in abundance especially offspring; "flying foxes are extremely prolific"; "a prolific pear tree" [syn: prolific, fertile]

Definition of 'Prolific'

  • Prolific \Pro*lif"ic\, a. [F. prolifique, fr. L. proles offspring (from pro for, forward + the root of alere to nourish) + facere to make. See Adult, Old, and Fact.] [1913 Webster]
  • 1. Having the quality of generating; producing young or fruit; generative; fruitful; productive; -- applied to plants producing fruit, animals producing young, etc.; -- usually with the implied idea of frequent or numerous production; as, a prolific tree, female, and the like. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. Serving to produce; fruitful of results; active; as, a prolific brain; a controversy prolific of evil. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. (Bot.) Proliferous. [1913 Webster]