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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Barren (0.00893 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Barren.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: barren cengkar, gersang, tandus
English → English (WordNet) Definition: barren barren n : an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; “the barrens of central Africa”; “the trackless wastes of the desert” [syn: waste, wasteland] barren adj 1: providing no shelter or sustenance; “bare rocky hills”; “barren lands”; “the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes”; “the desolate surface of the moon”; “a stark landscape” [syn: bare, bleak, desolate, stark] 2: not bearing offspring; “a barren woman”; “learned early in his marriage that he was sterile” 3: incapable of sustaining life; “the dead and barren Moon”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Barren Barren \Bar"ren\ (b[a^]r"ren), a. [OE. barein, OF. brehaing, fem. brehaigne, baraigne, F. br['e]haigne; of uncertain origin; cf. Arm. br['e]kha[~n], markha[~n], sterile; LL. brana a sterile mare, principally in Aquitanian and Spanish documents; Bisc. barau, baru, fasting.] 1. Incapable of producing offspring; producing no young; sterile; -- said of women and female animals. [1913 Webster] She was barren of children. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. Not producing vegetation, or useful vegetation; sterile. “Barren mountain tracts.” --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. Unproductive; fruitless; unprofitable; empty. [1913 Webster] Brilliant but barren reveries. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] Some schemes will appear barren of hints and matter. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 4. Mentally dull; stupid. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Barren flower, a flower which has only stamens without a pistil, or which has neither stamens nor pistils. Barren Grounds (Geog.), a vast tract in British America northward of the forest regions. Barren Ground bear (Zo["o]l.), a peculiar bear, inhabiting the Barren Grounds, now believed to be a variety of the brown bear of Europe. Barren Ground caribou (Zo["o]l.), a small reindeer (Rangifer Gr[oe]nlandicus) peculiar to the Barren Grounds and Greenland. [1913 Webster] Barren \Bar"ren\, n. 1. A tract of barren land. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. Elevated lands or plains on which grow small trees, but not timber; as, pine barrens; oak barrens. They are not necessarily sterile, and are often fertile. [Amer.] --J. Pickering. [1913 Webster]

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