Definitions for fallowness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fal•lowˈfæl oʊ(adj.)

  1. (of land) plowed and left unseeded for a season or more; uncultivated.

    Category: Agriculture

  2. not in use; inactive:

    creative energies lying fallow.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (n.)land that has undergone plowing and harrowing and has been left unseeded for one or more growing seasons.

    Category: Agriculture

  4. (v.t.)to make (land) fallow for agricultural purposes.

    Category: Agriculture

Origin of fallow:

1275–1325; ME falwe


fal•lowˈfæl oʊ(adj.)

  1. pale yellow-brown.

Origin of fallow:

bef. 1000; ME, OE fealu


  1. fallowness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being fallow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fallowness(noun)

    a well or opening, through the successive floors of a warehouse or manufactory, through which goods are raised or lowered


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