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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not bearing fruit or offspring; barren.
  • adj. Not productive of a good or useful result.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to not bearing fruit (usually figuratively).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not producing fruit or offspring; unproductive; infertile; barren; sterile

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not fruitful, in any sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production

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