cultivable

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

adjective

capable of being cultivated.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. cultellus,
  2. cultic,
  3. cultigen,
  4. cultish,
  5. cultism,
  6. cultivar,
  7. cultivate,
  8. cultivate one's own garden,
  9. cultivated,
  10. cultivation

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 Formscultivability, noun

Word Origin for cultivable

C17: from French, from Old French cultiver to cultivate

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