Land, water and sky

arable
(adj)
AR-ǝ-bǝl
Meaning

(of land) fit for growing crops

1st Sample Sentence

The town is situated in a small, level region of arable land surrounded by rocky, forest-covered hills where crops cannot be grown.

Root

arare (to plough) (Latin)

Antonyms

fallow

Mnemonics

agra (agriculture) + able; associate the word with ARAB. The desert is totally unfit for agriculture. so what they want most is land for agriculture An ARAB dreams of making his land (desert) ARABLE.

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