V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: able to be farmed and suitable for growing crops

Synonyms: cultivable, fertile, farmable

Antonyms: un-farmable, unfertile

Tips: The adjective arable originates from the Latin word arare, "to plow." Land that is arable, suitable for growing crops, will need to be plowed first.

Usage Examples:

The land that had been arable for years suddenly ceased to produce crops. (fertile, farmable)

This soil is dry and devoid of nutrients, and therefore, is not arable. (cultivable, farmable)

California is rich in arable land, which is why it produces so much delicious fruit. (fertile, cultivable)

When the farmer realized his land was no longer arable, he sold it to a real estate developer. (fertile, farmable)

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