Found 3 items, similar to barren.
English → Indonesian
cengkar, gersang, tandus
English → English
n : an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation;
“the barrens of central Africa”
; “the trackless wastes of
adj 1: providing no shelter or sustenance; “bare rocky hills”
; “the bleak treeless regions of the
; “the desolate surface of the moon”
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
(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.
She was barren of children. --Bp. Hall.
2. Not producing vegetation, or useful vegetation; sterile.
“Barren mountain tracts.”
3. Unproductive; fruitless; unprofitable; empty.
Brilliant but barren reveries. --Prescott.
Some schemes will appear barren of hints and matter.
4. Mentally dull; stupid. --Shak.
, a flower which has only stamens without a
pistil, or which has neither stamens nor pistils.
(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
) peculiar to the Barren
Grounds and Greenland.
1. A tract of barren land.
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.]