Definition of Arable

1. Adjective. (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively.

Exact synonyms: Cultivable, Cultivatable, Tillable
Similar to: Productive
Derivative terms: Arability



Definition of Arable

1. a. Fit for plowing or tillage; -- hence, often applied to land which has been plowed or tilled.

2. n. Arable land; plow land.

Definition of Arable

1. Adjective. (agriculture of land) suitable for cultivation, such as by ploughing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arable

1. land suitable for cultivation [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arable

arabinosyladenine
arabinosylcytosine
arabinosyltransferase
arabins
arabise
arabised
arabises
arabising
arabist
arabitol
arabize
arabized
arabizes
arabizing
arable (current term)
arables
arabs
araceous
arachic acid
arachidic
arachidic acid
arachidonate
arachidonate 12-lipoxygenase
arachidonate 15-lipoxygenase
arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase
arachidonate 8-lipoxygenase
arachidonate epoxygenase
arachidonate lipoxygenases
arachidonate monooxygenase

Literary usage of Arable

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1. Publications by Hampshire Record Society, Winchester, Winchester Hampshire Record Society, American peace society, Algernon Sidney Crapsey, Ernest Howard Crosby, W. Evans Darby, John Hyde De Forest, Charles Edward Jefferson, Augustine Jones, Mrs. L. J. Mead, J. H. Ral (1895)
"One parcell of arable called Lower Chitterling, cont. by est. thirty-one acres ... arable called lower Close, cont. nine acres by est., wee vallue att three ..."

2. English Field Systems by Howard Levi Gray (1915)
"... 1 (2 parcels of arable), i + 1 (7 parcels of arable) -f 1 (meadow), ... 1 (6 parcels of arable), 2 (4 parcels of arable)) 2 (6 parcels of arable ..."

3. English Farming Past & Present by Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1917)
"Condition of open-field arable land and pasture commons as described by the Reporters to the Board of Agriculture, 1793-1815; (1) The North and ..."

4. The Domesday of Inclosures, 1517-1518: Being the Extant Returns to Chancery by Royal Historical Society (Great Britain), Great Britain Court of Chancery, Great Britain Commissioners of Inclosures, 1517-1518, Isaac Saunders Leadam (1897)
"66, which gives us the rental value of open arable land, eliminating the ... O'2id. per acre on inclosed arable land. The difference is v^d. per acre ..."

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