cultivable

[ kuhl-tuh-vuh-buh l ]
/ ˈkʌl tə və bəl /

adjective

capable of being cultivated.

RELATED WORDS

Also cul·ti·vat·a·ble [kuhl-tuh-vey-tuh-buh l] /ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tə bəl/.

Origin of cultivable

First recorded in 1675–85; cultiv(ate) + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for cultivable

cultivable

cultivatable (ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtəbəl)

/ (ˈkʌltɪvəbəl) /

adjective

(of land) capable of being cultivated

Derived Forms

cultivability, noun

Word Origin for cultivable

C17: from French, from Old French cultiver to cultivate
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