RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek στέριφος (stériphos), borrowed from Vulgar Latin *exstirpus, or directly from Vulgar Latin. Compare Aromanian sterpu, Albanian shterp, Sicilian strippa, Venetian sterpo, Friulian sterpe.

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AdjectiveEdit

sterp m or n (feminine singular stearpă, masculine plural sterpi, feminine and neuter plural sterpe)

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

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