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3 entries found for barren.
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Main Entry: 1barĚren
Pronunciation: primarystressbar-schwan
Function: adjective
1 a : not able to produce offspring -- used especially of females b : usually failing to fruit <barren apple trees>
2 a : producing inferior or little to no vegetation <barren soils> b : not producing results or gain <a barren plan>
- barĚrenĚly adverb
- barĚrenĚness /-schwan-nschwas/ noun

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