Before entering fully into the meaning of the term fruitful, we are going to know its etymological origin. In this case, we can state that it is a word that comes from Latin, exactly from “fructifer”, which is the result of the sum of two well differentiated lexical components: the noun “fructus”, which is synonymous with “fruit”, and the verb form “fero”, which can be translated as “I charge”.
East adjective lets allude to that which produces fruits.
Synonyms of fruitful include words such as profitable, beneficial, fruitful, productive, fertile, fruitful, or lucrative. On the contrary, among its antonyms we can highlight terms such as infertile, arid, unproductive or fruitless.
Fruit is the name given to the product arising from the development that the ovary of a flower after fertilization. In the fruit, which may be edible (i.e., a fruit), stored and protected seeds.
The action of bearing fruit is called fructify. When a tree or another type of plant can bear fruit, therefore it is rated as fruitful. In this framework, it can be said that the Apple tree (whose scientific name is Malus domestica) is a fruitful tree: it bears a fruit called Apple which is a very popular food.
For nature, all fruit trees are fruitful. These trees produce fruits that can be eaten, such as oranges, grapefruits (grapefruits), plums or cherries (sour cherries). In colloquial language, however, the idea of fruitful is usually linked to the tree that bears many fruits.
Symbolically, on the other hand, that which is useful or Useful. For example: “It was a fruitful meeting, we were able to advance and define various details of the project”, “The dialogue between the parties, unfortunately, was not fruitful since there was no agreement on any point”, “The raid was fruitful: the police seized two firearms and collected various elements that could serve as evidence in the trial”.
Something fruitful, in this sense, is valuable, important or positive. A young man who gets job and a few months later he achieves a promotion he can affirm, when taking stock, that he had a fruitful year at a professional level.
In the same way, we cannot ignore that there is also what is known as a fruiting body. This term refers to a multicellular type structure that is present in fungi and that has the particularity that the formation of other structures that produce spores takes place on it. That would be the case, for example, of the ascas.
Likewise, it is important to establish that there are two types of fruiting bodies. On the one hand, there are the hypogea, which are those that grow below the ground, and on the other hand, we find the epigea, which are those that form above the ground.
In addition, the term fruiting body also refers to the structure with spores that is formed in what are some bacteria from what is a multinucleated cell.