estéril

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See also: estèril

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sterilis (sterile), from Proto-Indo-European *ster- (barren).

Adjective[edit]

estéril m or f (plural estéreis)

  1. barren, sterile (unable to bear children)
    Synonyms: infértil, infecundo
    Antonym: fértil
  2. (agriculture) infertile (soil where crops don't grow, or grow slowly)
    Synonyms: infértil, improdutivo
    Antonyms: fértil, produtivo
  3. sterile, germless
  4. unproductive
    Synonym: improdutivo
    Antonym: produtivo

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Further reading[edit]

  • estéril” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sterilis (sterile), from Proto-Indo-European *ster- (barren).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈteɾil/, [esˈt̪e.ɾil]

Adjective[edit]

estéril (plural estériles)

  1. sterile, infertile
  2. fruitless, unproductive

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