un·​fer·​tile ˌən-ˈfər-tᵊl How to pronounce unfertile (audio)
 chiefly British  -ˌtī(-ə)l
: not fertile : infertile
unfertile land

Examples of unfertile in a Sentence

struggling to make a living with the region's unfertile fields

Word History

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unfertile was in 1596

Dictionary Entries Near unfertile

Cite this Entry

“Unfertile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfertile. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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