A tract of barren land
- Incapable of creating offspring making no youthful sterile stated of females and female pets
- perhaps not bearing offspring
- offering no refuge or sustenance
- an uninhabited backwoods this is certainly useless for cultivation
- totally wanting or lacking
- not capable of creating offspring; creating no younger; sterile; -- stated of females and feminine creatures.
- Not making vegetation, or of use plant life; /rile.
- Unproductive; fruitless; unprofitable; empty.
- psychologically dull; stupid.
- A tract of barren land.
- increased lands or plains upon which grow little trees, yet not wood; since, pine barrens; pine barrens. They're not necessarily sterile, and are often fertile.
c.1200, from Old French baraigne, baraing "sterile, barren" (12c.), possibly originally brahain, of obscure derivation, maybe from a Germanic language. In The united kingdomt, initially used of women, of land in France. Of land in English from late 14c. As a noun, mid-13c., "a barren woman;" later of land. BARRENS. Elevated lands, or plains where grow tiny trees, but never timber. [Bartlett, "Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848]
identifies an animal not able to reproduce.
- bar [metal]
- synchronous bars [treated as pl.: apparatus; treated as sg.: event]
(a.) incompetent at making offspring; creating no younger; sterile; -- said of women and feminine creatures.
- (a.) Perhaps not producing vegetation, or of good use plant life; /rile.
- (a.) Unproductive; fruitless; unprofitable; empty.
- (a.) Mentally dull; stupid.
- (letter.) A tract of barren land.
- (n.) Elevated places or flatlands by which grow small trees, not wood; as, pine barrens; pine barrens. They're not necessarily sterile, and frequently fertile.
It is to be noted that the Gulf of Guayaquil separates the humid, forestcovered coastal plain of Ecuador from the arid, barren coast of Peru, the two regions being widely dissimilar.