non·​ar·​a·​ble ˌnän-ˈa-rə-bəl How to pronounce nonarable (audio)
: not suitable for the growing of crops : not arable
nonarable land

Examples of nonarable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Land tended by families for generations may suddenly become nonarable. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, 26 Jan. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonarable was in 1816

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“Nonarable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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