[kuhl-tuh-vuh-buh l]


capable of being cultivated.

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
Related formscul·ti·va·bil·i·ty, nouncul·ti·va·bly, adverbnon·cul·ti·va·bil·i·ty, nounnon·cul·ti·va·ble, adjectivenon·cul·ti·vat·a·ble, adjectiveun·cul·ti·va·ble, adjectiveun·cul·ti·vat·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for non-cultivable


cultivatable (ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtəbəl)


(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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