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ar·a·ble

 (ăr′ə-bəl)
adj.
Fit for cultivation, as by plowing.
n.
Land fit to be cultivated.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin arābilis, from arāre, to plow.]

ar′a·bil′i·ty n.

arable

(ˈærəbəl)
adj
1. (Agriculture) (of land) being or capable of being tilled for the production of crops
2. (Agriculture) of, relating to, or using such land: arable farming.
n
(Agriculture) arable land or farming
[C15: from Latin arābilis that can be ploughed, from arāre to plough]

ar•a•ble

(ˈær ə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of producing crops by plowing or tillage: arable acreage.
n.
2. land fit for cultivation.
[1570–80; < Latin arābilis=arā(re) to plow + -bilis -ble]
ar`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.arable - (of farmland) capable of being farmed productivelyarable - (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
productive - producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly); "productive farmland"; "his productive years"; "a productive collaboration"

arable

Translations
صالِح للزِّراعَة
orný
dyrkeligjordbrugs-
művelhető
ræktanlegur
ariamas
arams
orný
tarıma elverişli

arable

[ˈærəbl]
A. ADJcultivable, arable (esp LAm)
arable farmgranja f agrícola
arable farmingagricultura f
arable landtierra f de cultivo or cultivable
B. Ntierra f de cultivo, tierra f cultivable

arable

[ˈærəbəl] adj [crop, land, farm] → arableArab League nLigue f arabearable farmer ncultivateur/trice m/farable farming nculture f

arable

adjAcker-; arable farmingAckerbau m; arable landbebaubares Land; (in use) → Ackerland nt

arable

[ˈærəbl] adjarabile, arativo/a
arable farming → coltura del terreno

arable

(ˈӕrəbl) adjective
on which crops are grown. arable land.
References in classic literature ?
However, as my arable land was but small, suited to my crop, I got it totally well fenced in about three weeks' time; and shooting some of the creatures in the daytime, I set my dog to guard it in the night, tying him up to a stake at the gate, where he would stand and bark all night long; so in a little time the enemies forsook the place, and the corn grew very strong and well, and began to ripen apace.
On the south of the house is, as you perceive, a large district of arable land, cut up into small fields, with stone walls between them.
Arable lands are few and limited; with but slight exceptions the prospect is a broad rich mass of grass and trees, mantling minor hills and dales within the major.
In the free outer air, the river, the green pastures, and the brown arable lands, the teeming hills and dales, were reddened by the sunset: while the distant little windows in windmills and farm homesteads, shone, patches of bright beaten gold.
This country had about 182,300 square kilometer of land under irrigation and had 196,860 sq.km or 25.28% of arable land under cultivation a decade ago -- when India had 1,535,063 or 51.63% of arable land cultivated, Bangladesh had 68%.
The area of ??agricultural land is 2 million 371 thousand ha, of which arable land - 1 million 467 thousand ha, hayfields - 395 thousand ha, pastures - 495 thousand ha.
It noted that in his second term of Governor Nyesom Wike has prioritised commercial agriculture, hence all available arable land in the state would be needed to drive commercial agriculture across the state to create employment for Rivers youths.
More than 400 acres of arable land in Fife have been launched to the market for offers over PS2.19 million.
Uganda also has more arable land that is being developed for large-scale commercial farming.
The predominantly arable land, totalling 371 acres, forms part of the Rose Estate at Burlington near Shifnal.
A new command post with 22 rocket launch sites will protect about 110,000 ha of arable land in the regions of Stara Zagora and Plovdiv as of today, said the press office of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.
Strutt & Parker's Farmland database pegged the average price of arable land sold in the first quarter of 2019 at PS9,100 per acre, a reduction compared to the 2018 average of PS9,300 peracre.