Definitions for arableˈær ə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ar•a•bleˈær ə bəl(adj.)

  1. capable of producing crops by plowing or tillage:

    arable acreage.

    Category: Agriculture

  2. (n.)land fit for cultivation.

    Category: Agriculture

Origin of arable:

1570–80; < L arābilis=arā(re) to plow +-bilis -ble


Princeton's WordNet

  1. arable, cultivable, cultivatable, tillable(adj)

    (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively


  1. arable(Adjective)

    suitable for cultivation, such as by ploughing

  2. Origin: arable, from the adjective arabilis, from aro. Confer the English verb ear.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arable(adj)

    fit for plowing or tillage; -- hence, often applied to land which has been plowed or tilled

  2. Arable(noun)

    arable land; plow land

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on which crops are grown

arable land.

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