nonbearing

adjective
non·​bear·​ing | \ˌnän-ˈber-iŋ \

Definition of nonbearing 

: not bearing something: such as

a : supporting no vertical weight other than its own weight nonbearing walls

b : not producing fruit immature, nonbearing grape vines also : having plants that are not producing fruit nonbearing orange acreage

First Known Use of nonbearing

1884, in the meaning defined above

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