Etymology
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infertile (adj.)

1590s, from French infertile (15c.), from Late Latin infertilis "unfruitful," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + Latin fertilis "fruitful, productive" (see fertile).

updated on November 19, 2015

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Definitions of infertile from WordNet

infertile (adj.)
incapable of reproducing;
an infertile couple
Synonyms: sterile / unfertile
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