Definition of non-fertile in English:

non-fertile

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adjective

1(Of a person, animal, or plant) unable to reproduce: non-fertile females
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  • Since hoary marmots reproduce biennially, half the females are fertile and half nonfertile during any given year.
  • Some ferns do have morphologically distinct fertile and nonfertile leaves.
  • One could hypothesize that an improvement in sex life may be a result of paying attention to fertile and nonfertile days and then having more sex than before on nonfertile days.
1.1(Of land) unable to sustain crops or vegetation: non-fertile ground
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  • Old timers regarded ramshackle homes and non-fertile land as useless.
  • A non-fertile farm will bring everyone to bankruptcy.
  • The success of his new farming methods can be seen by the abundant harvesting of crops on land that had previously been considered non-fertile soil.

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