depauperation

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  • Depauperation — Depauperation, lat., Verarmung; depauperiren, verarmen, arm machen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • depauperation — de·pau·per·a·tion …   English syllables

  • depauperation — noun see depauperate II …   Useful english dictionary

  • depauperate — depauperation /di paw peuh ray sheuhn/, n. /di paw peuhr it/, adj. Biol. poorly or imperfectly developed. [1425 75; late ME < LL depauperatus (ptp. of depauperare to make poor), equiv. to de DE + pauper(are) to make poor (pauper poor (see PAUPER) …   Universalium

  • Michel Clouscard — (Montpinier, 1928 – Gaillac, 2009) was a French Marxist philosopher and sociologist. Contents 1 Biography 2 Theses 3 Quotations 4 References …   Wikipedia

  • Depauperiren — (v. lat.), arm machen, verarmen. Daher Depauperatĭon, Verarmung, Aussaugung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Depauperieren — (lat.), verarmen, arm machen; Depauperation, Verarmung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • depauperate — /diˈpɔpərət/ (say dee pawpuhruht) adjective 1. Botany (of a plant) stunted from lack of nutrients. 2. Zoology reduced in vigour: depauperate fauna. {Latin depauperatus made poor, from de + pauper poor} –depauperation, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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