Meaning of FRUCTIFICATION in English

ˌfrəktəfə̇ˈkāshən, ˌfru̇k-, ˌfrük- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Late Latin fructification-, fructificatio, from Latin fructificatus (past participle of fructificare to bear fruit) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at fructify

1. : the action of forming or producing fruit : fruiting


a. : the ripened plant ovary and its appendages : fruit

b. : a sporophore or sporogenous structure

the fructification of a fungus

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