Sparser
Sparse Sparse, a. [Compar. {Sparser}; superl. {Sparsest}.] [L. sparsus, p. p. of spargere to strew, scatter. Cf. {Asperse}, {Disperse}.] 1. Thinly scattered; set or planted here and there; not being dense or close together; as, a sparse population. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Placed irregularly and distantly; scattered; -- applied to branches, leaves, peduncles, and the like. [1913 Webster]


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