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(of a plant, animal, or person) Producing much fruit or foliage or many offspring,
  1. (of a plant, animal, or person) Producing much fruit or foliage or many offspring
    • - in captivity, tigers are prolific breeders
  2. (of an artist, author, or composer) Producing many works
    • - he was a prolific composer of operas
  3. (of a sports player) High-scoring
    • - a prolific home-run hitter
  4. Present in large numbers or quantities; plentiful
    • - mahogany was once prolific in the tropical forests
  5. (of a river, area, or season of the year) Characterized by plentiful wildlife or produce
    • - the prolific rivers and lakes of Franklin County

  1. fecund: intellectually productive; "a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination"
  2. bearing in abundance especially offspring; "flying foxes are extremely prolific"; "a prolific pear tree"
  3. Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in abundance — applied to plants producing fruit, animals producing young, etc; Similarly producing results or works in abundance
  4. (prolificness) The condition of being prolific
  5. (prolifically) derived from prolific:  Abundant in growth; producing plentiful fruit or offspring.
  6. means "abundant, fruitful, producing much": John Grisham is a prolific writer.
  7. Reproduce offspring in abundance and at a rapid rate.
  8. Originated in Homestead, FL. Introduced in 1951. Round-conical fruit, 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 inches long and broad. Skin scruffy, brown, becoming nearly smooth at maturity. Flesh light pinkish-tan, mildly fragrant, texture smooth, flavor sweet, quality good. Tree bears early, consistently and heavily.
  9. producing abundant works or results - Marbury is off to a prolific start in the second half.