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sterp

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly ultimately from Byzantine Greek στέριφος (stérifos). Alternatively, it may be derived from a Vulgar Latin root *exstirpus or *extirpus. Compare Aromanian sterpu. Compare Albanian shterp, shterpë, probably from the same source, and Venetian sterpa, Friulian sterpe.

AdjectiveEdit

sterp

  1. desolate, lifeless, barren
  2. sterile, infertile

SynonymsEdit