cul·​ti·​va·​ble ˈkəl-tə-və-bəl How to pronounce cultivable (audio)
: capable of being cultivated
cultivable land
cultivability noun

Examples of cultivable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These methods, traditional tilling, and the loss of cultivable land due to city-building have spurred the loss of viable soil. Jennifer Clare Ball, Wired, 30 Sep. 2021 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, 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, 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, 14 June 2018 By 2016, 190,000 acres of cultivable land had been certified organic. Annie Gowen, Washington Post, 31 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1761, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cultivable was in 1761

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Cite this Entry

“Cultivable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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