What does arable mean?

Definitions for arableˈær ə bəl

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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

  3. Origin: [F. arable, L. arabilis, fr. arare to plow, akin to Gr. , E. ear, to plow. See Earable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arable

    ar′a-bl, adj. fit for ploughing or tillage. [L. arabilisara-re, cog. with Gr. aro-ein, to plough, A.S. erian, Eng. Ear (v.t.), Ir. araim.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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