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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
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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 ?
Agriculture also should be understood, and the management of arable grounds and orchards; and also the care of bees, and fish, and birds, from whence any profit may arise; these are the first and most proper parts of domestic management.
Most of the mountains are arable, and even the prairies, in this section of the republic, are of deep alluvion.
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.
The further he rode, the happier he became, and plans for the land rose to his mind each better than the last; to plant all his fields with hedges along the southern borders, so that the snow should not lie under them; to divide them up into six fields of arable and three of pasture and hay; to build a cattle yard at the further end of the estate, and to dig a pond and to construct movable pens for the cattle as a means of manuring the land.
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.
The mountains are generally arable to the tops, although instances are not wanting where the sides are jutted with rocks that aid greatly in giving to the country that romantic and picturesque character which it so eminently possesses.
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.
An old oak afforded a pleasant shelter to the group, and a rich prospect of arable and meadow land, intersected with luxuriant hedges, and richly ornamented with wood, lay spread out before them.
His eyes he op'nd, and beheld a field, Part arable and tilth, whereon were Sheaves New reapt, the other part sheep-walks and foulds; Ith' midst an Altar as the Land-mark stood Rustic, of grassie sord; thither anon A sweatie Reaper from his Tillage brought First Fruits, the green Eare, and the yellow Sheaf, Uncull'd, as came to hand; a Shepherd next More meek came with the Firstlings of his Flock Choicest and best; then sacrificing, laid The Inwards and thir Fat, with Incense strew'd, On the cleft Wood, and all due Rites perform'd.
The road to Lyvern lay through acres of pasture land, formerly arable, now abandoned to cattle, which made more money for the landlord than the men whom they had displaced.
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.
The company's farmland database shows the average price of arable land in England was PS9,300/acre in 2017, slightly below 2016's average of PS9,500 per acre.