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fertile British & World English

(Of soil or land) producing or capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops

fertile English Thesaurus

the soil is moist and fertile

non-fertile British & World English

(Of a person, animal, or plant) unable to reproduce

self-fertile British & World English

(Of a plant) capable of self-fertilization

Fertile Crescent British & World English

A crescent-shaped area of fertile land in the Middle East extending from the eastern Mediterranean coast through the valley of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers to the Persian Gulf. It was the centre of the Neolithic development of agriculture (from 7000 bc), and the cradle of the Assyrian, Sumerian, and Babylonian civilizations