- adj. 适于耕种的；可开垦的
- n. 耕地
- n. (Arable)人名；(英)阿拉布尔
1. ear ([英国方言]耕，耕种) => arable.
2. ear ([英国方言]耕，耕种) => ar- "plow".
3. ear ([英国方言]耕，耕种) => earable (archaic of arable).
- arable (adj.)
- early 15c., "suitable for plowing" (as opposed to pasture- or wood-land), from Old French arable (12c.), from Latin arabilis, from arare "to plow," from PIE *are- "to plow" (cognates: Greek aroun, Old Church Slavonic orja, Lithuanian ariu "to plow;" Gothic arjan, Old English erian, Middle Irish airim, Welsh arddu "to plow;" Old Norse arþr "a plow"). By late 18c. it replaced native erable, from Old English erian "to plow," from the same PIE source.
- 1. He had nearly a thousand acres of grazing and arable land.
- 2. The soil proved too infertile to sustain real pasture or arable crops.
- 3. -- There is also potential for exploiting untouched arable land resources.
- -- 开发后备耕地资源有潜力.
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- 4. The terrain changed quickly from arable land to desert.
- 5. In this area arable farming is a hazardous practice.
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