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1. fallow

adjective. ['ˈfæˌloʊ'] left unplowed and unseeded during a growing season.

Synonyms

  • unplowed
  • unbroken

Antonyms

  • injured
  • damaged
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • falow (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • falwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fallow

  • aloe

Example sentences of the word fallow


1. Adjective
And consider solarizing your soil and letting it lie fallow for a year.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Allow an area to lay fallow for a two-year period if there is a bad nematode infestation.

Quotes containing the word fallow


1. Like the soil, mind is fertilized while it lies fallow, until a new burst of bloom ensues.
- John Dewey, Art as Experience

2. fallow

noun. ['ˈfæˌloʊ'] cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons.

Synonyms

  • ploughland
  • cultivated land
  • plowland
  • tilth
  • tillage
  • tilled land

Antonyms

  • discontinuous
  • tame
  • developed
  • ploughed

Etymology

  • falow (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • falwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fallow

adjective. ['ˈfæˌloʊ'] undeveloped but potentially useful.

Synonyms

  • undeveloped

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • unsound

Etymology

  • falow (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • falwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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