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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.
Arable land in Wales now fetches an average of pounds 13,591 per hectare, with pasture land at pounds 12,356.
The value of average quality arable land in East Anglia and the East and West Midlands has dropped by 7.
The rapidly increasing global population and more demand for food, as well as the ever-shrinking acreage of arable land, is causing food security to become a major concern for developing countries.
Contract award notice: lithuanian republic territory at scale 1: 5000 sentinel plots database ks_db5lt arable land according to land use update service.
TO satisfy the conditions for Basic Payments under the reformed Common Agricultural Policy, a farmer in England has to be "multi-cultural" if he farms more than 10 hectares of arable land and "green" if he farms more than 15.
RICS spokeswoman Sue Steer said, "Rising commodity prices have resulted in a bit of a feeding frenzy for farmland, as farmers compete with investors and foreign farmers for arable land.
Lower grades of arable land and pasture are showing the most notable price collapse.
Africa has 65% of all the arable land left in the world, which can help meet the food needs of 9 billion people on the planet by 2050, he said.