barren land


barren land
земля, лишенная древесной растительности

Англо-русский сельскохозяйственный словарь. 2013.

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  • barren — I adjective arid, bare, childless, desolate, disused, empty, fallow, fruitless, functionless, idle, impotent, inactive, inane, infecund, infertile, insufficient, issueless, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, profitless, scarce, shallow,… …   Law dictionary

  • Barren — Bar ren, n. 1. A tract of barren land. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. 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. [Amer.] J. Pickering. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barren — [[t]bæ̱rən[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED A barren landscape is dry and bare, and has very few plants and no trees. ...the Tibetan landscape of high barren mountains. Ant: fertile 2) ADJ GRADED Barren land consists of soil that is so poor that plants cannot… …   English dictionary

  • barren — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English bareine, from Anglo French barain, perhaps of Celtic origin; akin to Middle Welsh brynar fallow land Date: 13th century 1. not reproducing: as a. incapable of producing offspring used especially of females… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barren — barrenly, adv. barrenness, n. /bar euhn/, adj. 1. not producing or incapable of producing offspring; sterile: a barren woman. 2. unproductive; unfruitful: barren land. 3. without capacity to interest or attract: a barren period in American… …   Universalium

  • barren — bar•ren [[t]ˈbær ən[/t]] adj. 1) not producing or incapable of producing offspring; sterile 2) unproductive; unfruitful: barren land[/ex] 3) without capacity to interest or attract: a barren period in architecture[/ex] 4) bereft; lacking (usu.… …   From formal English to slang

  • barren — bar|ren [ berən ] adjective 1. ) barren land is dry and plants cannot grow there a ) a barren place is dry and empty, with few plants growing: DESOLATE: a remote and barren island b ) a barren tree or plant does not produce any fruit 2. ) without …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • barren — UK [ˈbærən] / US [ˈberən] adjective 1) barren land is dry and plants cannot grow there a) a barren place is dry and empty, with few plants growing a remote and barren island b) a barren tree or plant does not produce any fruit 2) a) without any… …   English dictionary

  • barren — adjective 1) barren land Syn: unproductive, infertile, unfruitful, sterile, arid, desert See note at naked Ant: fertile 2) archaic a barren woman …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • barren — [ˈbærən] adj 1) barren land is dry and plants cannot grow there 2) old fashioned a woman who is barren cannot have babies …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • barren — [bar′ən, ber′ən] adj. [ME barain < OFr baraigne, brehaigne, orig. used of land] 1. that cannot produce offspring; sterile [a barren woman] 2. not bearing or pregnant at the regular time: said of animals or plants 3. not producing crops or… …   English World dictionary

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