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barren
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 6
1. Unproductive; fruitless; unprofitable; empty.
2. Mentally dull; stupid.
3. Incapable of producing offspring; producing no young; sterile; - said of women and female animals.
Part of Speech: noun
1. A tract of barren land.
2. 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.
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