1. arable

adjective. ['ˈærəbəl'] (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively.


  • tillable
  • cultivatable
  • productive


  • unfruitful
  • uncreative
  • unsuccessful
  • unprofitable


  • arable (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Arable

  • repairable
  • terrible

How do you pronounce arable?

Pronounce arable as ˈærəbəl.

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Sentences with arable

1. Adjective
Twenty percent of the land is arable river bottoms.

Quotes about arable

1. When a reader falls in love with a book, it leaves its essence inside him, like radioactive fallout in an arable field, and after that there are certain crops that will no longer grow in him, while other, stranger, more fantastic growths may occasionally be produced."[Books vs. Goons, L.A. Times, April 24, 2005]
- Salman Rushdie