Definition of arable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈærəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈærəbl//
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connected with growing crops such as wheat arable farming/farms/crops arable land/fields (= used or suitable for growing crops) Wordfinderarable, barn, crop, cultivate, dairy, fallow, farm, graze, livestock, tractor See related entries: Crops Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin arabilis, from arare ‘to plough’.
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