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sparse

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin sparsus.

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AdjectiveEdit

sparse (comparative sparser, superlative sparsest)

  1. Having widely spaced intervals.
  2. Not dense; meager.

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VerbEdit

sparse (third-person singular simple present sparses, present participle sparsing, simple past and past participle sparsed)

  1. (obsolete) To scatter; to disperse.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

sparse

  1. third-person singular past historic of spargere
  2. third-person singular past historic of sparere

sparse f

  1. Plural of sparso

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ParticipleEdit

sparse

  1. vocative masculine singular of sparsus