One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
with object To render prolific; †to fertilize (obsolete); to make plentiful or widespread.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Browne (1605–1682), physician and author. From prolific or its etymon post-classical Latin prolificus + -ate, after prolification.
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