Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without plants; destitute of vegetation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Without plants; barren of vegetation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Without plants (non-animal organisms).

Etymologies

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plant +‎ -less

Examples

  • God forms the first human being (adam) out of this plantless dirt (adamah).

    Norman Wirzba: Gardening with God

  • Geez, I haven't evolved much from having plantless NYC apartments because I kept putting them on top of radiators...

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Geez, I haven't evolved much from having plantless NYC apartments because I kept putting them on top of radiators...

    A PACKING BREAK

  • So I have resigned myself to a house-plantless existence for the life of the cat anyway.

    House Plants Hate Me

  • Or maybe it was only in comparison with the dry, plantless desert around him that they looked alive.

    Thin Air

  • Or maybe it was only in comparison with the dry, plantless desert around him that they looked alive.

    Thin Air

  • The living-room in the lads 'hostel, in sharp contrast to the girls', was plantless, without cushions and was grubbily scattered with newspapers, empty beer cans, pornography, dirty plates and muddy boots.

    Longshot

  • The living-room in the lads 'hostel, in sharp contrast to the girls', was plantless, without cushions and was grubbily scattered with newspapers, empty beer cans, pornography, dirty plates and muddy boots.

    Longshot

  • I am camped to-night on what I call Quarry Mountain from its raw, loose, plantless condition, seven or eight miles above the front of the glacier.

    Travels in Alaska

  • A few of the patches probably lie all the year, the ground beneath them is so plantless.

    Travels in Alaska

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