cul·​ti·​va·​ble | \ ˈkəl-tə-və-bəl How to pronounce cultivable (audio) \

Definition of cultivable

: capable of being cultivated cultivable land

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cultivability \ ˌkəl-​tə-​və-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce cultivable (audio) \ noun

Examples of cultivable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wildlife ventures into farm territory are becoming more common because of the large-scale annexation of natural habitats to cultivable agricultural lands. Laura Reiley, Washington Post, "The other greens in your bagged lettuce: Frogs, snakes and lizards," 27 July 2019 The programme assured a direct cash transfer of Rs6,000 per year to farmers with less than five acres of cultivable land. Pramod Mathew, Quartz India, "In a quest to remain fiscally prudent, India’s budget stuck to the minimum," 6 July 2019 According to Sophie Sedgho, president of the association and a retired professor of natural sciences, each woman is entitled to seven boards with a cultivable surface of about 65 square feet. Hannifah Sawadogo, The Christian Science Monitor, "In rural West Africa, gardening offers women a way out of poverty," 14 June 2018 By 2016, 190,000 acres of cultivable land had been certified organic. Annie Gowen, Washington Post, "Pesticides helped bring modern farming to India. One tiny state is leading the charge to ban them.," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of cultivable

1761, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cultivable was in 1761

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“Cultivable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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