Definition of fetiferous in English:

fetiferous

(also foetiferous)

adjective

rare
  • Generative; fruitful; productive. In later use also: containing or producing a fetus or embryo.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Webster. From classical Latin fētifer causing fruitfulness (from fētus + -fer) + -ous.

Pronunciation

fetiferous

/ˌfiːˈtɪf(ə)rəs/