Synonyms for infertile

Grammar : Adj
Spell : in-fur-tl or, esp. British, -tahyl
Phonetic Transcription : ɪnˈfɜr tl or, esp. British, -taɪl

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Définition of infertile

Origin :
  • 1590s, from French infertile (late 15c.), from Late Latin infertilis "unfruitful," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + fertilis (see fertile).
  • adj not bearing fruit, young
Example sentences :
  • Seventh, the old queen, when infertile, cannot be removed or replaced.
  • Extract from : « Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee » by L. L. Langstroth
  • If the eggs still are infertile, the cock should be sold in the market.
  • Extract from : « Profitable Squab Breeding » by Carl Dare
  • When the parts are deficient, the flowers are called barren or infertile.
  • Extract from : « American Pomology » by J. A. Warder
  • Infertile, not producing seed, or pollen, as the case may be.
  • Extract from : « The Elements of Botany » by Asa Gray
  • Infertile eggs cannot heat because the germ has not been fertilized and can make no growth.
  • Extract from : « The Dollar Hen » by Milo M. Hastings
  • As already stated, the infertile ovum, or egg, is produced by the woman.
  • Extract from : « Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living » by H.W. Long
  • If satisfactory results are to be obtained, the eggs should be fresh and clean and, if possible, infertile.
  • Extract from : « A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl » by Amy Waterman
  • It was in conformity with the distinction between fertile and infertile areas that our old system of trade defence was developed.
  • Extract from : « Some Principles of Maritime Strategy » by Julian Stafford Corbett
  • The infertile areas were the great routes which passed through the focal points and connected the terminal areas.
  • Extract from : « Some Principles of Maritime Strategy » by Julian Stafford Corbett
  • Says an agricultural journal: The eggs of most fowls are infertile from too much pampering and too little exercise.
  • Extract from : « The Natural Cure of Consumption, Constipation, Bright's Disease, Neuralgia, Rheumatism, » by Charles Edward Page

Antonyms for infertile

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