[ ar-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈær ə bəl /
capable of producing crops; suitable for farming; suited to the plow and for tillage: arable land; arable soil.
land that can be or is cultivated.
Words nearby arable
Origin of arable
OTHER WORDS FROM arablear·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for arability
/ (ˈærəbəl) /
(of land) being or capable of being tilled for the production of crops
of, relating to, or using such landarable farming
arable land or farming
Word Origin for arable
C15: from Latin arābilis that can be ploughed, from arāre to plough
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