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impotent

adjective

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1 not able to produce fruit or offspring
  • most mules are impotent

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“Impotent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impotent. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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