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Adjective: arable  er-u-bul or a-ru-bul [N. Amer], a-ru-bul [Brit]
  1. (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    "Asia has 58 percent of the world's population but only 26 percent of the arable land";
    - cultivable, cultivatable, tillable
Noun: arable  er-u-bul or a-ru-bul [N. Amer], a-ru-bul [Brit]
  1. Arable land that is worked by ploughing and sowing and raising crops
    "a thousand hectares of arable land were destroyed";
    - cultivated land, farmland, plowland [US], ploughland [Brit, Cdn], tilled land, tillage, tilth, cropland, arable land

Derived forms: arables

See also: productive

Type of: ground, land, soil

Encyclopedia: Arable