arable /ˈarəb(ə)l/


I. adjective

1. (of land) used or suitable for growing crops.

acres of arable land.
open arable fields.
2. (of crops) able to be grown on arable land.

arable crops.
3. concerned with growing arable crops

arable farming.
II. noun [ mass noun]

1. arable land or crops.

vast areas of arable and pasture.
– origin late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin arabilis, from arare ‘to plough’.

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