Thesaurus / infertile
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
If satisfactory results are to be obtained, the eggs should be fresh and clean and, if possible, infertile.
A LITTLE PRESERVING BOOK FOR A LITTLE GIRLAMY WATERMAN
On the ninth and tenth day the fertile and infertile eggs were of equal number.
SCHENK'S THEORY: THE DETERMINATION OF SEXSAMUEL LEOPOLD SCHENK
While many of the hybrid products of horticulturists are certainly infertile, others appear to be indefinitely fertile.
An infertile egg is clear, that is, shows no signs of development or decay, at every period of incubation.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
When the parts are deficient, the flowers are called barren or infertile.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
This bird crosses readily with tame hens, but the hybrids are believed to be infertile.
Hybrids, or so-called mules, are infertile, and incapable of reproducing their kind.
BASS, PIKE, PERCH, AND OTHERSJAMES ALEXANDER HENSHALL
These brought among them diseases which have corrupted their blood, and made them infertile and of poor stamina.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND THE SANDWICH ISLANDSCHARLES NORDHOFF
But if the unions be infertile, the isolation will be preserved, and the two varieties will continue separate.
DARWIN, AND AFTER DARWIN (VOL 3 OF 3)GEORGE JOHN ROMANES
It evidently had its origin in infertile regions in the endeavour to limit the population to the resources of the district.
MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE LAWS OF THE WORLDHYACINTHE RINGROSE
WORDS RELATED TO INFERTILE
- too little too late
- without issue
- without issue
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