fructify (v.) Look up fructify at Dictionary.com
mid-14c., "bear fruit," from Old French fructifiier "bear fruit, grow, develop" (12c.), from Late Latin fructificare "bear fruit," from Latin fructus "fruit, crops; profit, enjoyment" (see fruit) + root of facere "make" (see factitious). Transitive use from 1580s. Related: Fructified; fructifying; fructification.