- The definition of arable is land with soil that will be able to support the growth of crops.
An example of land that is arable is that on which you can see corn growing.
- Arable is defined as land that is able to produce crops.
An example of arable is a working vineyard.
suitable for plowing, hence for producing crops
Origin of arableFrench from Classical Latin arabilis from arare, to plow from Indo-European base an unverified form ar- from source Classical Greek aroun, Gothic arjan, to plow
Fit for cultivation, as by plowing.
Land fit to be cultivated.
Origin of arableMiddle English from Old French from Latin arābilis from arāre to plow
(comparative more arable, superlative most arable)